WEB CRAWL: Q1 Benchmarking Data Collection Opens April 1


Q1 Benchmarking Data Collection Opens April 1

The data collection period for the first quarter (Q1) of ASCA’s 2019 Clinical & Operational Benchmarking Survey opens April 1. This valuable survey allows you to compare your ASC’s clinical outcomes, staff indicators and billing performance with national and regional data. ASCA members receive a discount on the subscription fee. If your ASC has not yet registered for this year’s survey, sign up today.



Register For Virtual Career Fair For Nurses

All you need is an internet connection to participate in the Virtual Career Fair for nurses, hosted by ASCA’s Career Center on April 4 from 11:00 am–3:00 pm ET. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a- kind event for ambulatory surgery professionals. All interviews are conducted via instant message or Skype. The fair is free for job-seekers.



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Access ASCA’s 2019 Medicare Payment Resources

Go online to take advantage of ASCA’s free, members-only Medicare Rate Calculator. This tool helps you determine national and local payment rates for the procedures your ASC plans to perform in 2019 and offers assistance in determining the impact of Medicare’s final 2019 payment changes on your ASC.



Participate in National Advocacy Day

Be the first to register for ASCA’s 2019 National Advocacy Day. Registration opens March 4. Participants will meet face-to-face with their policymakers on September 24. ASCA needs your help to educate Congress on ASCs’ role in America’s health care. For more information, write Danielle Kaster at dkaster@ascassociation.org.



Apply toTake the CASC Exam

Candidates who plan to take the Certified Administrator Surgery Center (CASC) exam in May must submit their application between March 1 and March 31. The CASC credential is a distinction earned by members of the ASC community who demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the knowledge and skills required of an ASC administrator.