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See October 2018 Issue of OASC

The October issue of the OASC covers everything from tips for integrating the latest advancement in glaucoma surgery into the practice to how to potentially reduce the number of corneal transplantations in keratoconus patients. Read now.


OOSS joined ASCRS, ASRS, and SEE in submitting comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding its proposed 2018 ASC payment regulation.

CMS Proposes to Eliminate CMS Certification Requirements for Comprehensive H&Ps & Transfer Agreements with Hospitals

CMS proposed reducing, modifying, or eliminating a number of obsolete, unnecessary, and burdensome regulations impacting a multitude of providers. At least two of these would have a positive impact on ambulatory surgery centers.

OOSS Announces Beta Test of Model Accreditation Process – Limited Opportunity

The BETA Test is open to OOSS member facilities only. The survey is for Accreditation with Medicare deemed status. The BETA Test Group runs through the end of 2019. Submit your interest form today.

Watch the “HIPAA Compliance for the Ophthalmic ASC” Webinar

On July 19, OOSS Resource Partners Medical Consulting Group and the Compliancy Group co-hosted the “HIPAA 101 for the Ophthalmic ASC: The 30-Minute Guide to Understanding Compliance” webinar.

The August 2018 Ophthalmic ASC

The latest issue of OASC features articles on the nuances of providing top-tier refractive cataract surgery, staffing your ASC for maximum efficiency, and the science behind new guidelines to address instrument sterilization and cleaning.

Cathleen McCabe, MD, Selected for Leadership Development Program Class of 2019

OOSS Vice President Cathleen McCabe has been selected for the AAO's Leadership Development Program class of 2019. This one-year learning program is dedicated to developing tomorrow's ophthalmic leaders.

Proposed CY 2019 ASC Payment Regulations & Rates

On July 23, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its proposed CY 2019 payment rate regulation for hospital outpatient departments (HOPD) and ambulatory surgery centers (ASC).

Symposium 2018 RSVP

Join OOSS for Symposium 2018. The meeting will explore essential drivers for success that set the stage for effective and adaptive succession planning and implementation in these times of economic and social turbulence and opportunity.

Watch Perspective 2018 Highlight Video

Watch the Perspective 2018 Highlight video and review the conversations your colleagues and ophthalmic industry leaders are holding to shape the future of the ophthalmic ASC.