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Latest News

CMS Releases Surveyor Memo Regarding Immediate Use Steam Sterilization
Sept. 3: CMS has updated S&C Memorandum 09-55 regarding standards for Immediate Use Sterilization in surgical settings.

Early Registration Deadline Extended for ASCA’s Fall Seminar
Sept. 2: The early registration deadline for ASCA’s 2014 Fall Seminar, October 9-11, in Scottsdale, AZ, has been extended through Monday, September 15.

Tackle the Credentialing Challenges in Your ASC
Sept. 2: Failure to credential your ASC's physicians properly can put your patients at risk and cause your facility to fall out of compliance requirements.

ASCA Representatives Meet with CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner
Aug. 28: ASCA touted the strong participation in CMS' Quality Reporting Program and raised concerns about ASC and HOPD payment disparity.

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