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CMS Releases Top Citations from 2023

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Quality, Certification & Oversight Reports (QCOR) page allows the public to pull citation frequency reports for both health surveys and Life Safety Code surveys. The 2023 survey data includes citations given during 3,023 ASC surveys.


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Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement Overhaul Dies in Senate Committee

ASCA, in partnership with the Louisiana Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (LASCA), opposed Louisiana HB 863, which proposed a new workers’ compensation reimbursement schedule in the state.


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The Joint Commission Releases 2023 Sentinel Event Data Report

The Joint Commission published its Sentinel Event Data 2023 Annual Review last week, according to a report on Joint Commission Online. The annual review includes a figure showing the trend of reported sentinel events by source from 2005 to 2023.


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AORN CEO to Retire

Linda K. Groah, RN, the chief executive officer (CEO) and executive director of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), has announced her plans to retire at the end of this year after a new CEO is selected, according to a release.


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