MedPAC released its annual report on Medicare Payment Policy, which includes recommendations for ambulatory surgery centers, according to a Health Finance report.

Published in Billing & Coding
In the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission's annual payment policy report (pdf) to Congress, MedPAC officials recommended that Medicare payments for ASCs increase by 0.5 percent for the 2013 calendar year.
Tuesday, 08 November 2011 14:08

AAOS Opposes MedPAC's Proposed SGR Fix

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons announced opposition to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission's proposal to repeal the sustainable growth rate formula that establishes physician pay under Medicare, according to an AAOS Now report.
Published in Practice Management
For physician-owned hospitals, the healthcare reform bill and its impact is very clear and very negative. For ASCs, there is much less direct impact and the long-term impact is much less clear.
Published in News and Analysis