1. New York BCBS policy change drives surgery to ASCs Full story
2. Pain clinic owner gets 9 years in prison for role in $80M fraud scheme: 5 details Full story
3. Virginia Surgery Associates sells to health system Full story
4. Tired of wasting time playing catch up with your surgical pack provider? Click here to learn how you can spend more time focusing on patient care with the new MedPack app
5. Optum's Q1 revenue up 10.8%, hit $36.4B: 4 notes Full story
6. Kaiser breaks ground on ASC addition to California medical campus Full story
7. Regulatory issues 2 ENTs are paying attention to the most Full story
8. Colorectal cancer deaths estimated in 2021: A state-by-state breakdown Full story
9. Don't let supply chain challenges hinder your organization's growth. Learn how UChicago Medicine streamlined its non-acute supply chain across a growing geographic footprint during this upcoming webinar.
10. 4 bills propose drastic changes to North Carolina CON law Full story
11. American Academy of Ophthalmology leads call for standardized digital imaging Full story
12. ASC market to exceed $42B by 2027: 4 notes Full story
13. Join leaders from Rush Spine Center, Rothman Orthopaedic Institute and more to discuss where the industry is headed + what forward-looking surgeons are doing to prepare. Register for Becker's Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management virtual event here.
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