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Subject: [Becker's ASC Review] CA Medical Association Files Class Action Suit Against Blue Shield/10 ASC Admin Compensation Stats/Guidance to Ensure OON ASC Fees Payment
Becker's ASC Review
News & Analysis
Sept. 14, 2010

1. California Medical Association Files Class Action Suit Against Blue Shield Over Physician Ratings. Click Here

2. 10 Statistics About ASC Administrator Compensation. Click Here

3. 4 Steps to Ensure Full Payment of Out-of-Network Fees to ASCs. Click Here
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5. GOP Leader John Boehner Calls for Repeal of Obamacare. Click Here

6. 10 of the Biggest Hospital and Health System Transactions of 2010. Click Here

7. Job Openings: Deuk Spine Institute located in Florida is Seeking a Spine Surgeon, Interventional Pain Management Specialist, Spine Surgery Fellowship Candidates and a Front Desk/Billing Supervisor. Click Here

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9. Montana Anesthesiologist Pleads Guilty to Prescription Fraud. Click Here

10. 5 Billing Mistakes That Lose ASCs Money. Click Here

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