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Ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) are modern health care facilities that offer same-day surgical care, including diagnostic and preventive procedures. Learn about the high-quality care and savings that ASCs provide, and find a facility near you.


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2019 Proposed Medicare Payment Rule Released

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the 2019 Proposed Medicare Payment Rule for ASCs and hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs).

Major Policy Win for ASCs

Today, the US House of Representatives passed the Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment Transparency Act of 2018 (H.R. 6138)a major development for ASCA’s agenda.

ASCs Reduce Follow-Up Hospital Admissions, ER Visits

New research shows that patients treated in an ASC are less likely to be admitted to a hospital or visit an emergency room a short time after outpatient surgery.