Nine percent of ASCs are at least partly corporate-owned, according to Global Healthcare Advisors, a boutique investment bank focused on healthcare mergers and acquisitions.
GHA's latest ASC market report was shared with Becker's ASC Review by J.C. Lupis, managing director of GHA's research platform. The report included ASC ownership distribution data based on the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association's 2017 Salary & Benefits Survey.
A snapshot of ownership distribution in the ASC market:
Physician owner: 64 percent
Physician-hospital owner: 24 percent
Corporate owner: 4 percent
Physician-corporate owner: 4 percent
Hospital owner: 3 percent
Physician-hospital-corporate owner: 1 percent
Click here to download the ASC market report.