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Andrew Bastawrous talks charitable cataract surgery

Watch Andrew Bastawrous’s Keynote Video @ OOSS Symposium 2019 – Charitable Cataract Surgery

Known for his intensely visual and moving presentations, Andrew Bastawrous expands your global perspective of eye care and introduces opportunities for the oASC community to impact that perspective.
CME PROPOSED 2020 ASC PAYMENT RULE

OOSS Submits Comments to CMS: 2020 Proposed Payment Regulation

On September 27, OOSS submitted comments on behalf of ASCRS, the American Society of Retinal Specialists (ASRS), and the Society for Excellence in Eyecare (SEE) to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding its proposed 2020 ASC payment regulation.
CME PROPOSED 2020 ASC PAYMENT RULE

OOSS & Ophthalmic ASC Victory: CMS Finalizes Rule Eliminating Mandatory H&P and Hospital Transfer Agreement Requirements

CMS is replacing the current requirement that every patient have a comprehensive medical history and physical examination within 30 days prior to surgery in an ASC with a requirement that allows the operating physician and ASC to determine which patients would require more extensive testing and assessment prior to surgery.
CME PROPOSED 2020 ASC PAYMENT RULE

CMS ISSUES PROPOSED 2020 ASC PAYMENT RULE: RECORD-HIGH ANNUAL UPDATE OF 2.7 PERCENT

On July 29, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its proposed CY 2020 payment rate regulation for hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs) and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs).
Captain Scott Kelly @ OOSS Perspective 2019

Watch Captain Scott Kelly’s Exclusive Perspective 2019 Video

Sharing anecdotes and lessons learned from his year in space, Kelly paints a vivid picture of the risks of getting comfortable with the status quo or losing sight of a clear and challenging mission.

A Gorilla in Space – Captain Scott Kelly Demonstrates the Importance of Professional Levity

With so much riding on the success of our surgery centers, professional tunnel vision is natural...but not always for the best. Near the end of his mission, Captain Kelly shared a prank that lit up Twitter and demonstrated that even serious pilots, scientists, and engineers must make time for a little levity.
Download the Experience OOSS App

OOSS Launches the “Experience OOSS” App

In anticipation of their upcoming Perspective 2019 meeting at ASCRS/ASOA in San Diego, CA, the Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society (OOSS) has recently launched the Experience OOSS app.
OOSS Perspective 2019 @ ASCRS/ASOA San Diego

Captain Scott Kelly to Keynote OOSS Perspective 2019 @ ASCRS/ASOA San Diego

As keynote speaker for OOSS Perspective 2019 @ ASCRS/ASOA in San Diego on Sunday, May 5th, Captain Scott Kelly shares his career experiences, culminating with his record-setting year in space.

OOSS Perspective 2019 @ ASCRS/ASOA San Diego RSVP

At Perspective 2019 @ ASCRS/ASOA in San Diego, Captain Scott Kelly tells his story of an arduous year in space, while commanding the International Space Station. Attendees will see striking implications for the surgery centers, practices, and missions we serve.

Watch the Panel Discussion (Acquisition/Consolidation) from Symposium 2018

A panel of ASC leaders share their firsthand experiences with acquisition and consolidation and offer advice for those considering these processes.