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Subject: [Becker's ASC Review] 2010: Financial Results Slightly Better Than Anticipated-8 Key Issues Facing ASCs /ASC Assn Releases Annual Compensation Survey-10 Stats on What ASC Admins, Med Dirs and Others are Paid/NJ ASC OON Services Face New Payor Challenges
Becker's ASC Review
News & Analysis
Sept. 21, 2010

1. 2010: Financial Results Slightly Better Than Anticipated - 8 Key Issues Facing ASCs. Click Here Written by Scott Becker, JD, CPA.

2. ASC Association Releases 2010 ASC Employee Salary & Benefits Survey - 10 Statistics on What ASC Administrators, Medical Directors and Others are Paid. Click Here

3. New Jersey ASCs Face New Tactics by Payors to Eliminate OON Services. Click Here

4. Four weeks until 17th Annual Improving Profitability, and Business and Legal Issues for ASCs Conference (Oct. 21-23, Chicago). Less Than 50 Registration Spots Remain! Join 700 People at the Best ASC Business Conference. Hear Bobby Knight, Tucker Carlson and 120 Focused ASC Speakers. Book Your Hotel Room Today Before the Hotel Block Sells Out! Click Here

5. Performing Complex Spine Surgery in an ASC: 5 Essential Business Considerations. Click Here
Written by Lisa Austin of Pinnacle III.

6. Hospital Strategies and Transactions: Healthcare Reform and Market Evolution. Click Here Written by Jon O'Sullivan of VMG Health.

7. 14 Statistics on Net Revenue and Gross Charges for Orthopedic Cases in ASCs. Click Here

8. Job Openings: Deuk Spine Institute located in Florida is Seeking a Spine Surgeon, Interventional Pain Management Specialist, Spine Surgery Fellowship Candidates and a Front Desk/Billing Supervisor. Click Here

9. What to Audit When You Audit Your ASC's Billing Process. Click Here Features insight from Caryl Serbin of Serbin Surgery Center Billing.

10. Meet Challenging Conditions for Coverage Requirement With Compliance Reporting Document. Click Here

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