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1. Mandatory Disclosure of Physician Ownership in ASCs Required by the Medicare Conditions for Coverage Effective May 18, by Scott Becker, JD, CPA, and Amber Walsh, JD.
2. FTC Grants 3 Month Delay of Enforcement of "Red Flags Rule" for Identity Theft Prevention.
3. AHRQ Study Finds Obesity Surgery Complications and Costs Declining. 4. Don't miss Dr. Kenneth Austin of Ramapo Valley Surgery
Center and Bob Zasa, founder of Woodrum/ASD, discuss "A Case Study and Strategies to Achieve Excellent
Results for an ASC" at the 7th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management Driven ASC Conference from June 11-13 in Chicago. Learn more.
5. The ASC Association: The Last 10 Years.
6. ASCOA Seeks National Vice President of Operations.
ASCOA is seeking an RN with extensive business experience, who has senior level, hands-on experience in freestanding ASC management. Experience in oversight of multiple centers preferred; knowledge of Medicare, AAAHC and regulatory standards mandatory. This is a fast-paced, challenging, hands-on position requiring extensive travel. This opportunity offers a competitive salary and benefits. Come grow with us. E-mail resume in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org
or call Ambulatory Surgical Centers of America at (843) 303-0008.
7. Are You Billing for your PC/AC IOL Cataract Cases Correctly, by Stephanie Ellis of Ellis Medical Consulting.
8. Learn More About Our Featured E-Weekly Advertisers: ASCOA, Anesthesia Healthcare Partners and Healthmark Partners.
9. Florida Surgery Center Closes.
10. GENASCIS Announces Partnership With MedLearn.
11. Seeking Six Evaluators for 7th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management Driven ASC Conference - June 11-13 (Chicago). Learn more.
|Healthcare Reform and Its Impact on ASCs:|
7th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management Driven ASC Conference - Improving Profits, and Business & Legal Issues: June 11-13, Chicago - Register Today!
Five of the great topics on the program agenda:
A Year Later: The Successful Turnaround of a
Failing Hospital-Physician Joint Venture ASC -- George Trajtenberg, MD, Mark
Beaugard, MD, and Lisa Shriver, Administrator, Turks Head Surgery Center
Cost Justifying an EHR, What Is The ROI? -- Daren Smith, Administrator, Fremont Surgical Center, and Todd Logan, Regional VP, Source Medical
Key Concepts to Managing an Effective
Interventional Pain Management Practice and Center -- Lax Manchikanti, MD
5 Core Concepts for Great ASC Joint Ventures
with Hospital Partners -- Mike Pankey, Administrator, Ambulatory Surgery Center of Spartanburg, and Caryl Serbin, CEO, Serbin Surgery Center Billing
Case Study - Two Years Later, A Physician-Owned
Spine ASC: A Frank and Open Discussion of Financial Performance, Organizational
Issues, Challenges and Problems -- John Caruso, MD, Parkway
Learn more about the 7th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management Driven ASC Conference and download the conference brochure by clicking here
. To register online, click here
or call (703)
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|10 Great Companies to Know
If you'd like more information about or an introduction to any of these companies, please e-mail Scott Becker.
Meridian Surgical Partners. Meridian aligns with physicians in the acquisition, development and management of multi-specialty ASCs and surgical facilities. Read more about Meridian.
CTQ Solutions. CTQ Solutions is a leading provider of healthcare satisfaction and benchmarking services, helping support ASC patient satisfaction targeting quality and process improvement initiatives, improving patient loyalty and meeting all industry accreditation requirements. Learn more about CTQ Solutions.
Medical Facilities Corp. Medical Facilities Corp. is a publicly-traded company and a leading acquirer of majority interests in high quality specialty hospitals and ASCs. Learn more about MFC.
ASCOA. Since 1984, ASCOA's founders have helped physician-owners start and operate successful facilities; ASCOA currently owns and manages 34 facilities across the country with 14 others in development. Learn more about ASCOA.
Anesthesia Healthcare Partners. AHP provides ASCs, hospitals, or office-based practice with the choice of all-inclusive anesthesia service solutions or any combination of those distinct anesthesia service components, which include anesthesia billing, recruitment and practice management. Learn more about AHP.
HealthMark Partners. HealthMark Partners owns and operates single and multi-specialty ambulatory surgery centers throughout the United States by creating joint-ventures with physicians or physicians and hospitals. Read more about HealthMark.
The C/N Group. The C/N Group is a recognized leader in the development, ownership and operation of exceptional healthcare facilities, including ASCs, medical office buildings and diagnostic imaging centers. Read more about The C/N Group.
Orion Medical Services. Orion Medical Services offers a turnkey approach to ASC development and management by covering all aspects of a project from financial feasibility analysis to site and operational development. Learn more about Orion.
VMG Health. VMG Health is recognized by leading healthcare providers as one of the most trusted valuation and transaction advisors in the United States. Learn more about VMG.
Access MediQuip. Access MediQuip is one of the largest and most experienced providers of outsourced implantable device management solutions to the healthcare industry. Learn more about Access MediQuip.
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