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Patient Safety in ASCs


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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Medicare Releases Final 2019 ASC Payment Rule

Learn about the policy changes the rule contains and the implications of those changes for ASCs from ASCA CEO Bill Prentice.

Medicare Releases New Price Comparison Tool

Medicare’s new Procedure Price Lookup tool helps consumers compare the cost of outpatient surgery in ASCs and hospital outpatient departments.

ASCs Reduce Follow-Up Hospital Admissions, ER Visits

New research shows that patients treated in an ASC are less likely to be admitted to a hospital or visit an emergency room a short time after outpatient surgery.