2013 Fall Seminars

Join us at the Mirage Hotel and Casino Las Vegas October 9–12, 2013, and attend up to three seminars, in addition to the CASC Review Course and CASC Exam, during ASCA’s 2013 Fall Seminars! ASCA members save $100 ($200 if you register before September 13). Continuing education credit for nurses (CEU) and administrators (AEU) will be available. Click here for sponsor and exhibiting opportunities.

Information for Attendees

CASC Review Course (Wed, Oct. 9)

If you are interested in becoming CASC (Certified Administrator Surgery Center) certified, or just want a review of the key areas of ASC administration, this course is for you. Designed for those with ASC experience and knowledge, this course will review key topics in the five content areas of the CASC Exam: regulatory and legal issues, finance, delivery of patient care, quality management and human resources. Each content area will be covered by expert faculty. Actual test questions will not be provided.

Quality Seminar (Wed, Oct. 9)

Attend this full-day seminar to learn about the culture of accountability, creating a QAPI program that works, conducting a root cause analysis on adverse events, and implementing a meaningful peer review program.

Finance and Accounting Seminar (Thurs & Fri, Oct. 10-11)

This two-day seminar will provide an introduction to accounting and finance, an overview of the Medicare payment system and policy, and an in-depth look at business office practices and managing income and expenses. Other topics that will be covered include third-party payer contracting, internal and external financial reporting, materials management and case costing, and ratio analysis and financial benchmarking.

Purchasing and Inventory Management Seminar (Sat, Oct. 12)

Learn how to jump start or fine-tune your materials management program during this full-day seminar. Sessions will focus on store and stock maintenance, recognizing the value of case costing/supply chain communication within your facility, choosing and developing relationships with vendors, and some tips and traps of contract negotiations.

CASC Exam (Sat, Oct. 12)

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Exhibitors and Sponsors

Education Track Sponsors:

Exhibitors (exhibitors may not be exhibiting every day):

Abbott Medical Optics



Annapolis Billing Services



in2itive Business Solutions

Mckesson Medical- Surgical


Premier Healthcare Alliance


PurNet Inc

Transcription Solutions of South Carolina, LLC

Vendor Credentialing Service

Whittemore Enterprises

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