Important Dates In August

July 31, 2017

Make sure to mark your calendar for the following dates in August:

Tuesday, August 1

Monday, August 7–Friday, August 11

  • Celebrate National ASC Week to promote awareness of the high-quality, cost-effective care that ASCs provide

Tuesday, August 8

Tuesday, August 15

Tuesday, August 22

Sunday, August 27–Tuesday, August 29

Thursday, August 31

Month of August

Later this Year:

Wednesday, November 15

  • New Emergency Preparedness Requirements are implemented for 17 CMS-certified provider and supplier types, including ASCs. ASCs must complete several required activities before surveys beginning November 15, so ASCs that have not yet started their emergency preparedness activities should begin immediately