Medicare-Certified ASCs Grow 12% From 2007 to 2012

There were 5,357 Medicare-certified ambulatory surgery centers in the United States in 2012, according to the 2014 MedPAC issues report to Congress.

Here are 12 statistics on the number of ASCs in the country and net percent growth in number of centers from 2007 to 2012.

2007
•    4,798 ASCs
•    5.9 percent growth

2008
•    5,001 ASCs
•    4.2 percent growth

2009
•    5,111 ASCs
•    2.2 percent growth

2010
•    5,203 ASCs
•    1.8 percent growth

2011
•    5,291 ASCs
•    1.7 percent growth

2012
•    5,357 ASCs
•    1.2 percent growth

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