Resource Center

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Preparing for ICD-10

On October 1, 2015, Medicare began rejecting all claims that did not contain coding that complies with the 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10). To help with the transition, ASCA published tips and resources.

ASCA Benchmarking

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

ASCA Online Store

Access recorded educational content, such as recordings of ASCA webinars or sessions from ASCA's annual meeting, or purchase print resources, including the 3rd edition of the Finance and Accounting for ASCs book.

ASC Focus

ASC Focus is the official magazine of the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA). It is published monthly except for a combined June-July issue and a combined November-December issue.

ASCA Business Directory

Search ASCA’s redesigned online ASC Supporter Business Directory to find the products and services that your ASC needs. Advanced search capabilities and improved functionality make it easier to find products and services and browse through more than 300 companies and consultants.

Download resources that assist ASC operators in determining the impact of Medicare's final 2014 payment changes. These resources include ASCA's Medicare Rate Calculator, which shows the national and local payment rates for 2014.

ASCA Resource Libraries

Access public and members-only resources on Medicare reimbursements, quality reporting, conditions for coverage, accreditation, HIPAA, patient care, coding and billing, business and clinical operations, ASCA meetings, press releases and advocacy documents.

ASCA Career Center

Whether you are searching for a new job or qualified staff, ASCA's Career Center will link you to a national health care career network. An updated layout and more organized content will give you an immediate snapshot of ASCA's entire suite of career services.

Recalls Resource Center

ASCA maintains an up-to-date list of the drug, biologics and medical device recalls that may impact your ASC. Although ASCA makes every attempt to ensure this information is as complete and current as possible, ASCA cannot guarantee this as an exhaustive list of every recall that may impact your business.

Drug Shortages Resource Center

The availability of critical lifesaving medications has become a serious concern across the health care system, including ASCs. Recently, the problem has become particularly acute regarding anesthesia drugs required to perform many surgeries, in particular Versed and Fentanyl.


ASCA News Digest

Our weekly newsletter tackles today’s most relevant issues that are gathered from leading industry publications and sources. Delivered directly to the inboxes of ASC professionals, the ASCA News Digest keeps professionals informed on topics that impact their facilities and programs. Email advertising@ascassociation.org to advertise.


Visit the Advertising & Sponsorships page for more information about advertising and sponsorship opportunities in ASC Focus magazine, ASCA's annual meeting, ASCA membership and ASCA's webinars and seminars.