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ASCs in New Jersey handle one-third of state's workers comp claims

The Workers Compensation Research Institute CompScope study found New Jersey ASCs handled one-quarter of comp claims, workcompcentral.com reported.

Here are the key details to know:

1. The percentage of claims in New Jersey for hospital outpatient services was 11 percent, according to the report.

2. New Jersey does not have an ambulatory fee schedule, workcompcentral.com noted.

3. New Jersey has 259 ASCs, one of the highest numbers behind states with higher populations such as California, Florida and Texas.

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