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ASCA NEWS  |  JANUARY 2021

Last Chance to Register for the 2021 Virtual Coding Seminar

Last Chance to Register for the 2021 Virtual Coding Seminar

Registration for the ASCA 2021 Virtual Coding & Reimbursement Seminar closes Friday, January 8. This popular seminar—now a virtual event—provides essential training for ASC billers and coders.

During three afternoons in January— Monday, January 11, Tuesday, January 19, and Monday, January 25, industry experts will discuss the coding and billing updates for 2021 and share strategies for maximizing ASC reimbursements. The sessions will be broadcast live in ET time. You must join the sessions live to participate, as recordings will not be available.

ASCA members save $100 or more on each attendee. Learn more and register today on ASCA's website.


Subscribe to Benchmarking in 2021, Get a Free Publication

Subscribe now to ASCA’s 2021 Clinical & Operational Benchmarking Survey to compare your ASC’s clinical outcomes, staff indicators and billing performance with national and regional data throughout 2021.

This year, along with your purchase of the benchmarking survey, subscribers will receive Benchmarking Basics for ASCs, a how-to guide for using benchmarking to improve your ASC’s operations and performance.

This short electronic publication provides an overview of benchmarking in the ASC setting and offers valuable insights and guidance from ASC benchmarking experts. Complete with sample templates and real-life case studies, the booklet will assist you in developing and implementing a meaningful and compliant program.

Several new features have been added to the 2021 survey, including a specialty-specific ophthalmology section. These new questions give ASCs the option to submit, filter and benchmark data specifically for ophthalmology procedures.

If you have not already subscribed to the 2021 survey, purchase your subscription today. ASCA members save $150 on the subscription fee. To learn more and subscribe, visit ASCA's benchmarking page.


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Sign Up for ASCA’s 2021 Webinar All-Access Pass

Enjoy big savings on a full year of top-quality ASC education with ASCA’s 2021 Webinar All-Access Pass. This popular pass provides access to all 15 webinars in ASCA’s 2021 series—both the live events and the recordings—at a fraction of the full purchase price. It is also a great way to earn continuing education credits, including nursing contact hours, administrator education units and infection prevention contact hours.

This year’s webinars are divided into four tracks: Materials Management, Clinical Director, Infection Preventionist and Administrator. All four tracks are included in the Webinar All-Access Pass.

This month’s webinars include “Financial Impact of Materials Management,” scheduled for January 12, and “Materials Management and What You Need to Know” on January 26. Both webinars are part of the Materials Management track and will begin at 1:00 pm ET.

ASCA members save $100 on the 2021 Webinar All-Access Pass. Visit ASCA's Webinars page to learn more and register.


Names in the News

Do you have a new hire? Did your company win an award? Or did your management change? You can highlight all your company announcements in the Names in the News section of the ASC Focus website. This resource is available for free to both ASCA members and nonmembers.

ASCA members will need to be logged in and nonmembers will need to create a “Nonmember Guest Account” to access this free resource.

Please send your announcement to editorial@ascassociation.org.