Year: 2016

OOSS Perspective 2016 @ ASCRS/ASOA New Orleans

March 29, 2016

OOSS Perspective 2016 @ ASCRS/ASOA New Orleans Sunday, May 8, 2016 Hilton New Orleans Riverside President’s Council Meet and Greet Reception 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., Chemin Royale For members and guests of the OOSS President’s Council and Board of Directors. Please RSVP for your entire team – Click Here Luncheon and Annual OOSS Meeting…

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MedPAC Recommendations: No Update In Facility Fees For Surgery Centers; ASC’s Should Report Costs

March 16, 2016

This week, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) issued its annual report to Congress, recommending that ASCs be afforded no update in facility fees in 2017. MedPAC also recommended that facilities be subject to some form of Medicare cost reporting. Because access to ASC services continues to increase and surgery centers’ access to capital has…

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See February’s OASC

February 17, 2016

The latest issue of The Ophthalmic ASC, now an official publication of OOSS University, is packed with timely features and essential information. Inside February’s issue, you’ll find: A comprehensive checklist to prepare your ASC  for its next inspection. Best practices for combined cataract-glaucoma procedures. Advice for integrating a new subspecialty. Inspiration for embracing innovation–and much, much…

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Medical Consulting Group, LLC

February 12, 2016

OOSS is pleased to present Medical Consulting Group, LLC, a valued OOSS Resource Partner.  MCG has specialized in ophthalmology for more than 27 years. The group’s ambulatory surgery center and practice consultants have collaborated to develop 57 ASCs across the U.S and Canada and to manage several ASCs, practices, and urgent care centers, bringing the…

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Insight from Jim Hindman

February 8, 2016

Jim Hindman, founder of Jiffy Lube International and Macular Degeneration patient pioneer, shares his personal story and entrepreneurial insights in a compelling video interview with OOSS board member Maria Scott, M.D. From his candid comments about the insecurity and isolation he felt after losing his vision to his pragmatic and priceless business advice, Hindman, author…

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Perspective 2016 RSVP

February 2, 2016
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Opportunities in Change

February 1, 2016

Bruce Maller, President and CEO of BSM Consulting, and our talented OOSS Symposium panelists take on the most challenging issues of the day in our second audio capture from 2015 OOSS Symposium at AAO Las Vegas: “Positioning for the Opportunities of Change.” In his keynote address before the panel discussion, Maller explores what ophthalmic ASCs…

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Hear Romansky’s Top Ten in Symposium 2015 Audio Capture

January 25, 2016

OOSS Counsel Mike Romansky tackles the top ten regulatory issues facing the ophthalmic ASC in 2016 with insight and humor in his remarks at OOSS Symposium 2015.  The audio capture of Mike’s speech with accompanying PowerPoint slides is available now, here on the OOSS website. Listen as Mike, with his inimitable style, addresses everything from…

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Facilities Can Review ASCQR Preview Reports During The Next Month

January 15, 2016

April 2016 Ambulatory Surgical Center Public (ASC) Reporting Preview Reports are available through the QualityNet Secure Portal for participating facilities. The preview reports are available from January 16 through February 14, 2016.The data in the preview reports will be reported on Hospital Compare, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website for Medicare beneficiaries…

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