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State Legislative Trends in 2023

In 2023, ASCA tracked more than 650 bills across the 50 states for potential impacts on ASCs. Certain trends from past years continued, like the focus on surgical smoke evacuation requirements and state-level price transparency requirements. New, disturbing trends also arose, including facility fee prohibition proposals across the country.

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ASCA Survey Shows Salaries and Caseloads Rising

ASCs are paying more for nearly every staff position they hire and offering robust benefits packages to help manage increasing caseloads and employee turnover rates that exceeded 20 percent in more than one out of five surgery centers during 2022, data collected in ASCA’s 2023 Salary & Benefits Survey shows.

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Focus on Members

How do you celebrate the holidays at your ASC?

Beth Russell

"We love celebrating our employees! . . ."

—Beth Russell, RN, CASC, Knoxville Orthopaedic Surgery Center

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AAAHC Releases 2023 Quality Roadmap

The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) of Deerfield, Illinois, released its 2023 AAAHC Quality Roadmap, a comprehensive analysis of data from nearly 1,800 accreditation surveys conducted in a cross section of organizational types from January 2022 to February 2023, according to a release.

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Business News

Regent Surgical and Oregon Surgical Expand Partnership

Regent Surgical Health recently expanded its joint venture partnership with Oregon Surgical Institute (OSI), according to a release. As a result of the agreement, Regent has gained majority ownership of OSI.

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