Digital Debut

CMS Withdraws COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate for Healthcare Personnel

On May 31, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released a final rule that withdrew the regulations that mandated COVID-19 vaccination for healthcare personnel. This action, however, does not affect the ASC Quality Reporting (ASCQR) Program measure ASC-20: COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Among Health Care Personnel.

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More Legislators Sign On to Cosponsor Outpatient Surgery Quality and Access Act

The Outpatient Surgery Quality and Access Act of 2023 (H.R. 972/S. 312) has gained support from ASCA members’ advocacy efforts.

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Names in the News

ASC Veteran Passes Away

Joseph Charles Belshe, MD, founder of St. Cloud Surgical Center in St. Cloud, Minnesota, died on May 21, 2023. He was 102 years old.

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Business News

National Medical Billing Services Rebrands as nimble solutions

National Medical Billing Services of St. Louis, Missouri, changed its name to nimble solutions to better align with its values of agility, innovation and client-centricity, according to a release.

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