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Reasons Why You Should Attend a Fly-In
January 29, 2015
After the 2014 Fly-Ins, more than 100 members of Congress cosponsored important ASCA supported legislation.

Cohort 5 Enrollment Open for AHRQ’s Safety Program for Ambulatory Surgery
January 26, 2015
AHRQ's Safety Program for Ambulatory Surgery is designed to improve communication, teamwork and quality in your ASC.

Delay in Reporting for Quality Measures ASC-9 and ASC-10
January 22, 2015
Web-based measures ASC-9 and ASC-10 are currently unavailable in the QualityNet Secure Portal. The system is now scheduled to be available the first week of February.

Read the February Issue of ASC Focus Magazine
January 21, 2015
Read the latest issue to learn about ASCs in ACOs, ASCs and health care reform and the policy changes that will impact ASCs in 2015.

Spine and Beyond: Moving Procedures to the ASC Setting
January 20, 2015
If your ASC has plans to add spine cases or already has a spine program, you won't want to miss ASCA's next webinar on January 27 at 1pm ET.

MedPAC Proposes 0% ASC Payment Increase in 2016
January 15, 2015
In addition to the 0% increase in ASC payments, the commission recommended a 3.25% increase in payment rates for inpatient and outpatient hospitals in 2016.

Download the ASCA 2015 Program
January 12, 2015
The complete ASCA 2015 Program is now available online. Share it with your colleagues and plan now to attend ASCA 2015 in Orlando, May 13–16.

Get on Track for 2015 with Help from ASCA
January 12, 2015
Get your ASC on track for the New Year by taking advantage of ASCA’s many educational opportunities and resources available in 2015.

Medicare Payment Resources Updated to Reflect Recent Changes
January 9, 2015
ASCA’s Medicare Rate Calculator and other payment resources have been updated to reflect the revisions to the 2015 ASC payment rates.

Medical Device Reporting Regulation Changes
January 8, 2015
ASCs using Class III (high-risk) medical devices are now required to report adverse patient events involving such devices.

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