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  1. 30 statistics on ASC payer mix as a % of gross charges

    Here are 30 statistics on ASC payer mix as a percentage of gross charges, according to data from the VMG Health Multi-Specialty ASC Intellimarker 2017.  By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Kleiman | Evangelista Eye Center changes hands — 4 key notes

    Arlington, Texas-based Kleiman | Evangelista Eye Center was sold to Inland Private Capital.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Tennessee ASC performs 1st implantable eye telescope procedure in US — 4 insights

    Memphis, Tenn.-based Ridge Lake Ambulatory Surgery Center surgeon Subba Gollamudi, MD, completed the first eye telescope implant procedure in the nation, the Memphis Business Journal reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  1. National Association of Medicaid Directors unanimously opposes Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill — 4 insights

    The National Association of Medicaid Directors released a statement unanimously disapproving of the healthcare bill introduced by Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., The Hill reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. How Mark Cuban would replace the ACA and fix the US healthcare system

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban used his entrepreneurial experience to develop a plan to fix the U.S. healthcare system, and he wants your help.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. CASA recognizes 7 ASCs — Monterey Peninsula Surgery Center named ASC of the Year

    The California Ambulatory Surgery Association awarded seven 2017 CASA Awards for ASC Excellence.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. Drs. Ben Stanger, David Vastola & more: 3 GI physicians making news

    Here are three gastroenterologists making news this past week.  By Eric Oliver -

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  1. AGA: Millions could lose coverage under Graham-Cassidy — 4 insights

    The American Gastroenterological Association released a statement against the healthcare bill proposed by Bill Cassidy, R-La., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Graham-Cassidy ACA Repeal Bill to slash federal funding to states by $215B by 2026

    The Graham-Cassidy ACA Repeal Bill, the recently proposed ACA repeal bill, would eliminate Medicaid expansion, premium tax credits, cost sharing reductions payments as well as individual and employers mandates and the Basic Health Program.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  3. Georgia ASCs performed nearly 22k upper GI procedures in 2014 — How much did Medicare save?

    Throughout Georgia, surgery centers are performing a variety of procedures and can yield major savings for Medicare, based on Ambulatory Surgery Centers of America data.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  4. Miami eye center ordered to pay patient $13M following cataract surgery complications

    A Miami jury ordered Leon Medical Centers to pay a patient, Miguel Diaz, $13 million after the patient suffered cataract surgery complications, according to Miami Herald.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  1. ASC leader to know: Kenneth Ross of Solara Surgical Partners

    Kenneth Ross is the CEO of Solara Surgical Partners, a company that manages single- and multispecialty centers. Mr. Ross is also the founder of Solara Surgical Partners.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  2. Top 10 ASC articles: Sept. 18-22

    Here are the top 10 ASC articles on Becker's ASC Review for the week of Sept. 18 to Sept., 2017.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  3. Cincinnati Eye Institute opens new ASC: 5 things to know

    Cincinnati Eye Institute opened a new ASC and performed the first surgery there earlier this week, according to the Journal News.  By Laura Dyrda -
  4. NuVasive creating 'innovation center of excellence' at San Diego HQ — 4 insights

    NuVasive is expanding its San Diego headquarters by 150,000 square feet and creating an "innovation center of excellence."  By Eric Oliver -
  5. Dr. John Reynolds tapped for North Carolina Medical Society's top spot — 3 insights

    The North Carolina Medical Society appointed anesthesiologist John Reynolds, MD, its 164th president at its annual meeting Sept. 16 in Raleigh, N.C., the Shelby Star reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  6. TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital breaks ground on ASC: 4 points

    Bowling Green, Ky.-based TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital broke ground on an ASC in Bowling Green, according to abc 13.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  7. Medical Facilities Corp. adds Dr. Reza Shahim to board — 4 key notes

    Medical Facilities Corp. named Reza Shahim, MD, to its board of directors.  By Eric Oliver -
  8. Presidio Surgery Center eyes expansion to meet increased TJR demand — 4 key notes

    San Francisco-based Presidio Surgery Center is debating a possible expansion, Hoodline reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  9. CMS increasing payment for prostate HIFU ablation in ASCs — 5 insights

    CMS is increasing Medicare payments for prostate HIFU ablation procedures performed in ASCs.  By Eric Oliver -

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