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Analyzing CMS’ 2022 Final Medicare Payment Rule

In its 2022 final payment rule for ASCs and hospital outpatient departments, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services finalized its proposal to reverse policy changes from the previous administration that added a significant number of codes to the ASC Covered Procedures List and began the process of eliminating the inpatient-only list, with a few modifications.

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Bundling Up Care

Ambulatory Surgical Center of Stevens Point in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, recently entered into an agreement to participate in Trilogy Health Solutions’ workers’ compensation cost-containment solution, WC Bundled Payments.

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Names in the News

Regent Surgical Appoints New CFO

Regent Surgical Health, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and Nashville, Tennessee, named Katie Turner as chief financial officer (CFO), according to a release. Turner is a healthcare executive who comes to Regent from Atlanta-based Sharecare.

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Business News

USPI to Acquire Interests in Nine ASCs from Compass Surgical Partners

United Surgical Partners International (USPI) of Dallas, Texas, a subsidiary of Tenet Healthcare Corporation, has entered into an agreement with Compass Surgical Partners of Raleigh, North Carolina, to purchase its ownership and management interests in nine ASCs, according to a release.

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