Month: November 2020

An intersection of benefits continues to make ASCs a good choice for clinics.

November 18, 2020

ASCs are Medicare-certified, state-licensed, accredited and highly regulated, and offer a cost-effective means to meet the growing demand of cataract surgery in a high-tech operating space overseen by ophthalmic-care professionals. Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society (OOSS) conducted an evaluation of surgical facilities that examined the following elements.

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November 6, 2020

Analysis prepared for Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society (OOSS) based on the evaluation of state
laws, CMS ASC Conditions for Coverage and 2020 AAAAHC standards. Data subject to change.

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OMIC Risk Management Recommendations: Office-based Surgery for Adults

November 2, 2020

Some ophthalmic surgical procedures can be safely performed in an office surgical suite. Others with higher risk profiles raise a number of concerns. If a patient experiences a serious complication or poor outcome and decides to sue the ophthalmologist, all aspects of the care will be questioned, including the decision to perform the procedure in the office.

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