Digital Debut

Effects of No Surprises Act in Year One

Per the No Surprises Act (NSA), the US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin enforcing the full scope of good faith estimates (GFE)—the inclusion of data elements from co-providers and co-facilities—on January 1, 2023. ASCs will likely most often be considered a co-facility.

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CMS Releases 2023 Final Payment Rule

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2023 final payment rule for ASCs and hospital outpatient departments (HOPD) on November 1.

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Focus on Members

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—Kelly O'Brien, Missoula Bone & Joint Surgery Center LLC

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Names in the News

Privado Health Names ASCA Board President as its COO

Privado Health, an ASC management and development company that launched on November 1, has named Mandy Hawkins, RN, CASC, CAIP, as its chief operating officer, according to a release.

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Business News

National Medical Billing Acquires MedTek

National Medical Billing Services of St. Louis, Missouri, has acquired MedTek of Woodland Hills, California, according to a release.

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