ASCA Audio Update

This week, ASCA CEO Bill Prentice and ASCA Chief Advocacy Officer Kara Newbury discuss highlights of the 2025 proposed payment rule for ASCs and hospital outpatient departments (HOPD) released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on July 10. In their brief discussion, Bill and Kara report on the inflation update factor projected for ASCs in 2025, new requirements for the ASC Quality Reporting Program that could be implemented and new procedures CMS proposed for addition to the ASC Covered Procedures List.