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CMS 2021 PROPOSED ASC PAYMENT REGULATION

Oct 5 2020

OOSS SUBMITS COMMENTS TO CMS ON 2021 PROPOSED ASC PAYMENT REGULATION

On October 5, OOSS submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding its proposed 2021 ASC payment regulation.
OOSS 2021 Membership Renewal

Sep 28 2020

OOSS 2021 Membership – Early Renewal Pricing

Join OOSS or renew your membership. We look forward to collaborating with you in 2021. Enjoy the OOSS benefits and support the association as we coalesce to represent the strategic, business, and patient care interests of the ophthalmic ASCs.

Sep 23 2020

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

OOSS will discuss industry trends, strategies and insight to assess ophthalmic surgery facility patient health and safety considerations (e.g. office-based surgery), business models, investment strategies, and operational strategies.
CMS 2021 PROPOSED ASC PAYMENT REGULATION

Apr 27 2020

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

Yesterday, OOSS reported that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that healthcare providers, including ASCs, will be eligible to receive grants from a newly available pool of COVID-19 relief funds.

Apr 24 2020

OOSS Perspective 2020 Virtual Meeting

Bruce Maller, a well-respected industry expert and life-long friend of OOSS, will provide strategies, insight, and tools to help ASCs physician-owners and administrators lead their teams through change and plan for success in the new reality.
CMS 2021 PROPOSED ASC PAYMENT REGULATION

Apr 20 2020

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

These guidelines focus on issues that should be of concern to providers considering re-opening their practices and facilities if states and localities so permit.
CMS 2021 PROPOSED ASC PAYMENT REGULATION

Apr 20 2020

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

The Statement sets forth principles and considerations to guide physicians and facilities in their resumption of care in operating rooms and all procedural areas, including...
CMS 2021 PROPOSED ASC PAYMENT REGULATION

Apr 17 2020

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

On Thursday evening, April 16, the federal government issued revised guidelines, Opening Up America Again, establishing three phases for reopening the economy. With respect to ambulatory surgery centers, the policy suggests that “elective surgeries can resume, as clinically appropriate, on an outpatient basis at facilities that adhere to CDC guidelines” once a state or region meets certain “gating criteria.”
CMS 2021 PROPOSED ASC PAYMENT REGULATION

Apr 13 2020

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

CMS has also modified its rules regarding the option to convert ASCs to hospital status during the COVID-19 pandemic. View a summary of these changes.
CMS 2021 PROPOSED ASC PAYMENT REGULATION

Apr 10 2020

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

Today, April 10, 2020, the payments will begin to arrive via direct deposit to eligible providers. An email with the subject line "CARES Act Provider Relief Fund: Action Required" was sent this morning on behalf of HHS to eligible providers.