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Advanced Endoscopy Center Hosts Congressman

On September 4, the Advanced Endoscopy Center (AEC) hosted US Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) at its Bronx center as part of National ASC Month. Every year, ASCA and ASCs across the country celebrate National ASC Month by hosting facility tours for members of Congress and state lawmakers.

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Calling for Input on Medicare’s 2020 ASC Proposed Payment Rule

ASCA needs your input in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) 2020 proposed ASC payment rule. ASCA will submit comments raising industry-wide concerns, but it is important that CMS hears from individual centers as well, so that the agency understands how the policy changes impact your facility.

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Karen Reiter

"Surgeons dictating timely in the OR, before they leave the room, which is what we call best practice. ..."

—Karen Reiter, Chief Executive Officer, DISC Surgery Center at Newport Beach

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Names in the News

McKesson Medical-Surgical Honors ASCA CEO

Bill Prentice, chief executive officer of ASCA, received an award “for helping to inform the public and policymakers about Ambulatory Surgery Centers and the professionals who own and operate them” from McKesson Medical-Surgical.

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Surgery Center of Fairbanks Receives Best Practice Award

Inventory Optimization Solutions (IOS) in Aliso Viejo, California, recognized The Surgery Center of Fairbanks (SCF) in Fairbanks, Alaska, with its 2019 Best Practice Award Q2, according to an SCF release.

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