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Subject: [Becker's ASC Review] Large Shortage of Anesthesiologists, Surplus of CRNAs Projected/10 of the Largest Fraud & Abuse, Stark & Anti-Kickback Settlements/5 Days Left for Early Reg Discts - Reg Today - Less Than 150 Spots Remain
Becker's ASC Review
News & Analysis
August 26, 2010

10 of the Largest Fraud & Abuse, Stark Act and Anti-Kickback Violation Settlements in 2010. Click Here

2. RAND Study: Dramatic Shortage of Anesthesiologists, Surplus of Nurse Anesthetists Projected by 2020. Click Here

3. Foundation Surgery Affiliates Partners With Four ASCs in Maryland and Louisiana. Click Here Learn more about Foundation Surgery Affiliates.

4. Understand Healthcare Reform's Impact on Your ASC! Just 5 Days Left for Early Registration Discounts to the 17th Annual Improving Profitability, and Business and Legal Issues for ASCs Conference (Oct. 2010, Chicago).
Less Than 150 Spots Remain. Download the conference brochure and register today. Click Here

5. Arkansas Orthopedic Surgeon Sentenced to 10 Months in Prison for Fraud. Click Here

6. 3 Common Problems in Underperforming ASCs. Click Here

7. Massachusetts Lowers Surcharge on ASC Bills. Click Here

8. Free Webinar: Orthopedic Destination Centers - A Model for Future Success Under Healthcare Reform (Sept. 15, 1:00 CST. Space is limited so register today! Click Here
View other upcoming free webinars by clicking here.

9. Job Opening: SourceMedical Seeks Business Analyst. Click Here
Learn more about SourceMedical.

10. 15 ASC Industry Leaders to Know. Click Here

Learn More About Our Featured E-Weekly Advertisers: ASCOA, Monster and ASD Management.
Healthcare Reform's Impact on Your ASC/5 Days Left for Early Registration Discounts - Register Today/5Less Than 150 Spots Remain

1. Hear the best business speakers in the ASC industry at the the 17th Annual Improving Profitability, and Business and Legal Issues for ASCs Conference; Improve your ASC's profits immediately.

2. Early registration discounts end in 5 days.

3. Come hear Bobby Knight, Tucker Carlson and 123 more speakers.

4. Less than 150 registration spots remain.

For more information about the program, please download the conference brochure (PDF), click here or call (703) 836-5904. There are four ways you can register:
  1. Online. Register through our secure Web site.
  2. Phone. Call (703) 836-5904 or (800) 417-2035.
  3. Fax. Print the conference brochure (PDF), fill-out the registration on p. 7 and fax it to (703) 836-2090.
Here are just five of the best ASC business speakers:

1. Larry Taylor, CEO, Practice Partners in Healthcare

2. Caryl Serbin, President & Founder, Serbin Surgery Center Billing

3. Todd Mello, Principal & Founder, Healthcare Appraisers

4. Thomas S. Hall, Chairman, President & CEO, NovaMed

5. Robert Zasa, Founder, ASD Management
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11. Somnia Anesthesia Services:;
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13. Blue Chip Surgical Center Partners:;
14. Access MediQuip:;
15. HealthCare Appraisers:;

16. EVEIA HEALTH Consulting & Management:;
17. Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program:;
18. Surgical Management Professionals:;

19. SpineSearch:;
20. Principle Valuation:;
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