Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. USPI, AdventHealth acquire Florida ASC

    United Surgical Partners International and AdventHealth have acquired Tampa (Fla.) Outpatient Surgical Center through a new joint venture, they said June 2. 
  2. 10 states with the highest tax burden

    New York has the biggest tax burden on residents, according to a WalletHub report.
  3. CHI Memorial opens ASC in Georgia: 3 details

    CHI Memorial opened an ASC in Catoosa County, Ga., Chattanooga Times Free Press reported June 1.

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  1. Eye surgery center halts cases 30 days after staff resignations

    TLC Laser Eye Center in West Fargo, N.D., temporarily closed after several employees quit last week, according to a report from local TV news broadcaster Valley News Live. 
  2. Kansas plastic surgery center gets OK for $2.1M expansion

    Wichita, Kan.-based Plastic Surgery Center got approval for a $2.1 million expansion and renovation, The Wichita Eagle reported June 1.
  3. How one independent ASC focuses on growth amid reimbursement hurdles

    Independent ASCs face specific challenges when it comes to payer contracts and opportunities for growth. 
  4. Gastro Health marks 10th north Virginia acquisition

    Gastro Health sealed two new acquisitions, growing its footprint in northern Virginia.

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  1. 10 cardiology updates ASC leaders need to know

    The CDC said clinicians should report all cases of heart inflammation after COVID-19 vaccination, and Colorado's first cardiovascular ASC was opened. 
  2. How this CEO tackles precertifications

    Precertifications are one of many hassles ASCs face when securing reimbursements. 
  3. Iredell Health System meeting community's outpatient surgery needs with new center

    Iredell Health System is opening a medical facility with a surgery clinic in Mooresville, N.C., to accommodate the need for outpatient surgery, the Mooresville Tribune reported May 29. 
  4. 31 ASCs opened or announced in May

    May was a busy month for ASCs — Becker's ASC Review reported on 31 ASCs opening or being announced.

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  1. Surgery centers increased surgical case volume by 5% for Pittsburgh hospital system

    Outpatient cases and surgery centers boosted Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Health Network's revenue during the first quarter, TribLive reported May 29. 
  2. 3 biggest issues in GI: Q&A with Dr. Andrew Chan

    Cancer screenings and disparities are some of the biggest issues in gastroenterology, according to some GI leaders. 
  3. Wyoming cardiology center clinches AAAHC accreditation

    Lander-based Western Wyoming Medical was accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, according to a May 28 report from Wyoming News Now.
  4. Connecticut medical office temporarily closed after windows shattered in crime spree

    A Southington, Conn., medical office building needs repairs after the windows were shattered May 31, according to a report in My Record Journal.
  5. Surgery Partners teams up with California health system

    Surgery Partners and Orange, Calif.-based UCI Health have partnered to expand outpatient surgery access for almost 4 million residents.
  6. Nebraska hospital acquires ASC

    Columbus (Neb.) Community Hospital has added an ASC to its system.
  7. 7 financial opportunities for ASCs

    Six administrators spoke with Becker's ASC Review about financial opportunities they see in the ASC industry.
  8. Tennessee passes certificate-of-need law increasing ASC fees by 1900%

    Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed into law a revision to the state's certificate-of-need requirements, raising ASC CON annual fees from $100 to $2,000.
  9. How to secure reimbursement authorizations, according to one administrator

    Handling claims and denials with payers can be an obstacle for ASCs to maximize revenue. 

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