Month: December 2014

MedPAC Staff Recommends Zero Update For Surgery Centers In 2016

December 19, 2014

On December 18, the staff to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) recommended that ASCs be afforded no update in facility fees in 2016. MedPAC staff also recommended that facilities be subject to some form of Medicare cost reporting. The Commission will take up the staff recommendations in January. Because access to ASC services continues…

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OOSS Symposium @ AAO Chicago

December 5, 2014

OOSS Symposium @ AAO Chicago October 18, 2014 Session Breakdown 12:40 to 12:50 pm Slides 1 – 8: Welcome and Introduction – Ralph Chu, MD, President of OOSS Steve Speares, VP Franchise Head, Alcon Laboratories, Inc Kent Jackson, PhD, Executive Director of OOSS Jeff Eckert, AIA 12:50 – 1:25 pm Slides 9 – 33: Washington…

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