On April 3, CMS issued a Quality, Safety & Oversight memorandum QSO-20-24-ASC addressed to state survey agencies to provide guidance on processing applications from ASCs that are temporarily enrolling as hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic.
On March 28, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it had expanded its Accelerated and Advance Program to provide financial relief to a broad group of Medicare suppliers and providers. This program will increase cash flow to providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ambulatory surgical centers ARE eligible for these payments.
Join us for a webinar series next Tuesday and Thursday designed to help you lead your ASC through the COVID-19 crisis. The series is free to OOSS members and brought to you by Progressive Surgical Solutions, a Division of BSM Consulting with participation from OOSS.
The clinical experts differ somewhat on local response to performing medically-necessary elective surgeries. Review information for ophthalmologists and ASC leaders to adapt to the unique situation in your area.
In the current and ever-changing COVID-19 environment, we know that each ophthalmic ASC is responding with plans and procedures to ensure health and safety of patients and ASC staff. There is much information being communicated by trusted organizations, as well as media. Find resources and information...