Booming M&A activity spurring ASC market growth: 4 points

Through 2020, the ASC market is likely to continue expanding, a Market Reports World analysis found.

Here are four points:

1. The report authors note the surge in healthcare merger and acquisition activity is driving ASC market growth.

2. Other factors contributing to market growth include more minimally invasive surgeries, with MIS  cardiac procedures experiencing a great deal of growth in recent years.

3. Unfavorable reimbursement may hinder ASC expansion, as insufficient reimbursement impedes centers' ability to operate and profit.

4. The report states reimbursement changes pose a challenge for ASCs to "maximize their revenue."

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