ASC Management Issues

On July 18, 2011, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS") published its proposed rule for 2012 payment rates and policies for ASCs and Hospital Outpatient Departments ("HOPDs"). Under the proposed rule, CMS projects that ASCs would receive a 0.9% update to their...

As a condition of licensure by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Health Facilities Division (“DPHE”), all Colorado health care facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers, must comply with the financial responsibility requirements of the Health Care Availability Act (“HCAA”) (§ 13-64-301 et seq....

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