ASCA Benchmarking

ASCA Benchmarking is ASCA's online clinical and operational benchmarking program that produces valuable data about your ASC that you can compare with national performance statistics on clinical outcomes, staff indicators, billing performance and much more.

Designed by ASC benchmarking experts and based on feedback from ASCA members, the program features:

  • Dynamic filtering capabilities

  • Convenient 24/7 access to your data reports

  • Streamlined, quick-to-complete survey design

  • Real-time data review that helps ensure the accuracy of the data you provide

  • Easy-to-read reports that allow for quick comparisons between your ASC and national and specialty trends


ASCA Benchmarking 2017 Schedule

Below are the data collection and reporting periods for the 2017 survey:

Reporting Period Data Collection Open Reports Available
First Quarter (Q1) April 1 - April 30, 2017 May 15, 2017
Second Quarter (Q2) July 1 - July 31, 2017 August 15, 2017
Third Quarter (Q3) October 1 - October 31, 2017 November 15, 2017
Fourth Quarter (Q4) January 1 - January 31, 2018 February 15, 2018

ASCA Benchmarking 2017:
Enter Data/Access Reports

Not Yet an ASCA Benchmarking 2017 Subscriber?

Subscriptions for the 2017 survey are now available ($299 for ASCA members; $599 for nonmembers).

Note: If you subscribed to the 2016 program, you will need to purchase a new subscription to participate in 2017.

Click below to subscribe online by credit card or check:

Purchase 2017 Subscription

To subscribe via mail, download the benchmarking subscription form.

 Access 2016 Reports


Subscribe to ASCA Benchmarking 2018

Prepare for the future by purchasing your subscription to the 2018 survey.

Purchase 2018 Subscription

Learn how to use ASCA Benchmarking

A quick primer on the value of benchmarking for ASCs is Sandra Jones' article, Compare and Improve.

To get started with ASCA's benchmarking survey, review the Quick Start Guide and watch the Overview and Demo video below.



New in 2017

The 2017 survey includes a “Copy Prior Year” tool that allows you to copy data from past surveys and update only what is needed, saving you time. 

Two new questions have also been added to this year's survey:

Section II- Quality: Part 2 Quality Measures NOT Reported to Medicare

- Enter the number of ASC admissions who had an emergency department visit within one day of discharge from the ASC

- Enter the number of ASC admissions who had an unplanned hospital admission within one day of discharge from the ASC


If you have questions about ASCA Benchmarking or the online subscription process, please email ASCA at or call our Member Services Team at 703.836.8808.