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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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A panel of ASC leaders share their firsthand experiences with acquisition and consolidation and offer advice for those considering these processes.
In this second video capture from OOSS Symposium 2018, Bruce Maller makes sense of the drivers, investor profiles, and pros and cons of the emerging acquisition/consolidation trend in ophthalmology.