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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

AAAHC Announces New Board Officers, Directors

The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) of Skokie, Illinois, announced its newly named officers and results for three elected positions to its board of directors for the 2021–2022 term.

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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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