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Watch Washington Update Highlight Video from Symposium 2018

At OOSS Symposium 2018, Michael Romansky, JD, delivered an impactful Washington Update centered on CMS' latest rule proposal and its affect on ophthalmic ASCs. Watch the Washington Update Highlights video.

OOSS SUPPORTS CMS PROPOSAL TO ELIMINATE H&P AND HOSPITAL TRANSFER AGREEMENT REQUIREMENTS

In September, CMS proposed reducing, modifying, or eliminating a number of obsolete, unnecessary, and burdensome regulations impacting a multitude of providers. In comments to the agency, OOSS is strenuously urging CMS to finalize and adopt three proposed provisions.

FINAL 2019 ASC PAYMENT RULE

On November 1, CMS published the final 2019 Medicare ASC payment rule, incorporating a number of provisions for which OOSS has lobbied for years.

What to Expect @ Symposium 2018 in Chicago on Oct. 27 – Teaser Video

Watch the TEASER VIDEO to get a feel for what's in store at OOSS Symposium 2018 in Chicago on OCTOBER 27, then RSVP!

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 SUBMITS COMMENTS TO CMS ON 2019 ASC PAYMENT REGULATION

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.