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SGR Repeal Passes Congress, Now Goes to President to Become Law
April 16, 2015
On Tuesday, the Senate voted 92-8 to repeal the flawed sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula. The legislation now goes to President Obama to sign into law, which he has publicly indicated he will do.

CMS Update on the 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
April 14, 2015
On April 1, 2015, the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) was updated using the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) methodology as required by current law, according to CMS.

Achieve a Successful Survey: Meet the Requirements and Maintain Compliance
April 14, 2015
Get the help you need to make sure your ASC is prepared to pass a Medicare or accreditation survey at any time during ASCA's next webinar.

CMS Updates Interpretive Guidelines
April 13, 2015
CMS has updated the Interpretive Guidelines to reflect changes that were previously announced in a January 30 surveyor memo.

ASCA Staff Meets with CMS Survey & Certification and Clinical Standards Staff
April 9, 2015
The topics of discussion included hopsital transfer agreements, procedure room designation and informed consent.

Last Day to Save on ASCA 2015
April 3, 2015
Today is the last day to take advantage of early registration discounts for ASCA 2015, May 13-16, in Orlando. Register today.

Rep. Jolly Tours Florida ASC
April 2, 2015
US Rep. David Jolly (R-FL) toured the Orthopaedic Surgery Center of Clearwater in Clearwater, Florida, earlier this week.

Please Submit Your Ballot for ASCA’s 2015 Board of Directors
April 2, 2015
All designated ASCA voting members are eligible to vote for the members of the ASCA Board of Directors. The deadline to vote is May 1.

Q1 Now Open for ASCA Benchmarking
April 1, 2015
The data collection period for the first quarter (Q1) of the 2015 ASCA Benchmarking Program is now open. Subscribe today and start submitting your data.

Protect Your Patients: Understand the Risk for Endoscopy-Associated Infections
March 31, 2015
Explore new clinical findings about the risks of infection related to flexible endoscope reprocessing and what your ASC should be doing to reduce this risk during ASCA's next webinar.

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