How ASC accreditation can improve quality, reimbursement: 4 key details

The Joint Commission outlined four benefits of receiving ASC accreditation in blog post.

The key details to know:

1. Completing an accreditation survey and receiving accreditation can build an ASC's reputation and improve the quality of care.

2. Surveys allow ASCs the opportunity to review and improve their policies and procedures.

3. Accreditation can help an ASC incorporate risk reduction processes into its operations, and some liability insurers may provide discounts to accredited organizations.

4. Payers often see accreditation as an indicator of quality, which may help expand an ASC's reimbursement options.

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