Top 10 ASCs using Safe Surgery Checklist, ranked by Medicare charges

ASCs performed more than 9 million Medicare procedures in 2016, totaling over $5 billion in Medicare charges, according to Definitive Healthcare.

More than 4,150 ASCs — about 48 percent of all active surgery centers in the U.S. — use the Safe Surgery Checklist. Here are the top 10, ranked by total Medicare charges. Data is based on self-reported data from 2016, the most recent reporting year.

1. Tower Wound Care Center (Los Angeles)
Operating rooms: 3
Total Medicare charges: $16.7
Medicare procedures: 96,353

2. Center for Cardiovascular Research and Education (Phoenix)
Operating rooms: 20
Total Medicare charges: $14.1
Medicare procedures: 1,323

3. Silicon Valley Interventional Surgery Center (Mountain View, Calif.)
Operating rooms: 1
Total Medicare charges: $12.2
Medicare procedures: 813

4. River Drive Surgery Center (Elmwood Park, N.J.)
Operating rooms: 5
Total Medicare charges: $10.2
Medicare procedures: 11,175

5. Ophthalmology Surgery Center of Dallas
Operating rooms: 8
Total Medicare charges: $9.3
Medicare procedures: 9,125

6. Marshfield (Wis.) Clinic - Marshfield Center ASC
Operating rooms: 21
Total Medicare charges: $8.8
Medicare procedures: 19,114

7. Fremont (Calif.) Ambulatory Surgery Center
Operating rooms: 11
Total Medicare charges: $8.6
Medicare procedures: 6,877

8. University Surgery Center (Merced, Calif.)
Operating rooms: 5
Total Medicare charges: $8.5
Medicare procedures: 3,549

9. Coronado Surgery Center (Henderson, Nev.)
Operating rooms: N/A
Total Medicare charges: $8.4
Medicare procedures: 872

10. Santa Rosa (Calif.) Surgery and Endoscopy Center
Operating rooms: 6
Total Medicare charges: $8.1
Medicare procedures: 6,701

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