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Q3 Now Open for ASCA Benchmarking
October 1, 2014
The data collection period for the third quarter (Q3) of the 2014 ASCA Benchmarking Program is now open. The collection period will close October 31.

Free HIPAA Resources for ASCA Members
September 30, 2014
ASCA has posted a Sample Business Associate Policy and Sample Business Associate Agreement Provisions.

ASCA's Medicare Payment Resources Updated
September 29, 2014
ASCA’s Medicare payment resources have been updated to incorporate CMS' October addenda changes.

New EHR Legislation Introduced to Address Meaningful Use in ASCs
September 25, 2014
US Representatives Diane Black (R-TN) and David Scott (D-GA) introduced the Electronic Health Fairness Act of 2014 last week.

Still Time to Register for ASCA's 2014 Fall Seminar
September 25, 2014
ASCA’s 2014 Fall Seminar, October 9-11, in Scottsdale, Arizona, is only two weeks away, but there is still time to register online.

Cohort 4 of AHRQ's Safety Program Begins Next Week
September 23, 2014
AHRQ’s Safety Program for Ambulatory Surgery is designed to improve teamwork and communication and to promote a culture of safety at your surgery center.

Registration Now Open for ASCA’s 2015 Winter Coding Seminar
September 22, 2014
Ensure that your ASC is prepared for 2015’s coding and billing changes by registering for ASCA's 2015 Winter Coding Seminar, January 22-24, in San Diego, California.

VIDEO: Why Pain Management Must Remain in the ASC
September 19, 2014
The ASCA Pain Management Steering Committee has released a video highlighting the advantages of practicing pain management in an ASC.

ASCA Requests CMS Review Pass-Through Application Process
September 18, 2014
ASCA submitted a letter to CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner requesting that CMS more fully utilize the mechanisms in place to promote the development of innovative medical advancements for the ASC setting.

Last Day to Save Extra on ASCA's 2014 Fall Seminar
September 15, 2014
Today is the last day to take advantage of early registration discounts for ASCA’s 2014 Fall Seminar, October 9-11, in Scottsdale, Arizona.



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