Wyoming saved a large sum of money by shifting cases to ASCs in 2014.
Here are four things to know:
1. When Wyoming patients underwent upper GI procedures at ASCs, they saved Medicare $784,989.
2. Wyoming ASCs saved Medicare $963,000 on colonoscopies.
3. By shifting cataract procedures to ASCs, Medicare saved more than $1.9 million.
4. There are 14 Medicare-certified ASCs in Wyoming.