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Ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) are modern health care facilities that offer same-day surgical care, including diagnostic and preventive procedures. Learn about the high-quality care and savings that ASCs provide, and find a facility near you.


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New Podcast Episode: The Evolution of Outpatient Joint Surgery

“The Evolution of Outpatient Joint Surgery: A Discussion with Anthony Romeo, MD,” a new episode of the Advancing Surgical Care Podcast, examines the many benefits patients enjoy when they elect to have the joint surgery they need in an ASC.

ASC Experts Talk about the Value of COVID-19 Vigilance

ASCA’s new podcast episode “Staying Vigilant Through the Pandemic” looks at the ways strict adherence to pre-pandemic practices and new COVID-19 protocols is keeping patients and staff safe.

ASC Quality Collaboration Survey Shows ASCs Operated Safely during Pandemic

A new ASC Quality Collaboration survey shows ASCs performed outpatient surgery safely during the COVID-19 pandemic, with virtually no heightened risk of patients contracting the virus.

ASCs Reduce Medicare Costs by More than $4 Billion Each Year

New analysis of Medicare payment data shows ASCs now reduce Medicare costs by more than $4 billion each year and projects future annual savings to go to $12 billion and higher.