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OOSS 2021 Membership Renewal

OOSS 2021 Membership – Early Renewal Pricing

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Register for the Fall 2020 OOSS Virtual Summit on Oct. 24th @ 12pm

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Reducing Waste in Cataract Surgery

PREAPPROVAL ON ALL CATARACT SURGERIES

GLITCHES, DELAYS, & FRUSTRATION: UPDATE ON OBTAINING ACCESS TO NEW COVID-19 RELIEF FUNDS

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OOSS Perspective 2020 Virtual Meeting

PREAPPROVAL ON ALL CATARACT SURGERIES

RE-OPENING FACILITIES TO PROVIDE NON-COVID CARE DURING PHASE ONE, INCLUDING SURGERY CENTERS

PREAPPROVAL ON ALL CATARACT SURGERIES

ACS, ASA, AHA, AORN ISSUE JOINT STATEMENT REGARDING RESUMING ELECTIVE SURGERY AFTER FIRST WAVE OF COVID-19

PREAPPROVAL ON ALL CATARACT SURGERIES

FEDERAL GUIDELINES ESTABLISH CRITERIA FOR PROVIDING ELECTIVE SURGERIES DURING REOPENING OF ECONOMY

PREAPPROVAL ON ALL CATARACT SURGERIES

OPTIONS FOR YOUR ASC TO PROVIDE SERVICES UNDER CONTRACT WITH LOCAL HOSPITAL

PREAPPROVAL ON ALL CATARACT SURGERIES

HHS announces $30B in grants to medicare providers, including ASCs

PREAPPROVAL ON ALL CATARACT SURGERIES

CMS Issues Guidance for Surgery Centers Temporarily Enrolling As Hospitals During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Medical Consulting Group

MCG PODCAST- Practical Steps for Managing Your Practice’s or ASC’s Unique Situation During COVID-19

PREAPPROVAL ON ALL CATARACT SURGERIES

CMS announces accelerated payments for healthcare providers

OOSS Washington Update - CMS Accelerated and Advance Program

Leading Your ASC Through the COVID-19 Crisis- Webinar on March 31

Bruce Maller - OOSS Perspective 2020 Virtual Meeting

Register for “Business Survival Through the COVID-19 Crisis” Webinar – March 26th @ 11AM PT

PREAPPROVAL ON ALL CATARACT SURGERIES

CMS RECOMMENDS LIMIT ON NON-ESSENTIAL PLANNED SURGERIES, INCLUDING POSTPONEMENT OF CATARACT PROCEDURES

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COVID-19 Update and Information

Stay Up-to-Date with COVID-19

COVID-19 PLANS AND PROCEDURES TO ENSURE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PATIENTS AND ASC STAFF

Andrew Bastawrous talks charitable cataract surgery

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

Diane R. Blanck, OOSS Executive Director

Introducing New OOSS Executive Director Diane R. Blanck

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See October 2019 Issue of The Ophthalmic ASC

CME PROPOSED 2020 ASC PAYMENT RULE

OOSS Submits Comments to CMS: 2020 Proposed Payment Regulation

CME PROPOSED 2020 ASC PAYMENT RULE

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

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OOSS Accreditation Initiative Update