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CMS Issues Final 2023 ASC Payment Rule: Update of 3.8 Percent; Suspension of Reporting on Visual Function Measure

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CMS Rejects Facility Reimbursement for Cataract and Other Ophthalmic Procedures in OBS

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CMS-1770-P, Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Quality Payment Program and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2023

OOSS Comments to CMS Regarding Office Based Surgery

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CMS ISSUES TWO SIGNIFICANT PROPOSED RULES: 2023 ASC PAYMENT UPDATE OF 2.7 PERCENT; REQUEST FOR COMMENTS ON ESTABLISHING PAYMENT FOR OFFICE CATARACT SURGERY

CMS ISSUES GUIDANCE REGARDING COMPLIANCE WITH HEALTH CARE STAFF VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS

CMS Issues Guidance Regarding Compliance With Health Care Staff Vaccination Requirements

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Supreme Court Ruling on COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

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OOSS Responds to New CMS Regulations Concerning ASC Payments

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Biden Administration COVID-19 Six-Point Plan Will Likely Affect Ophthalmic ASCs

PREAPPROVAL ON ALL CATARACT SURGERIES

AETNA ANNOUNCES NEW POLICY: OPHTHALMOLOGISTS MUST GET PRE-APPROVAL ON ALL CATARACT SURGERIES, effective July 1, 2021.

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The Significant Advantages of Ophthalmic ASC Ownership

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New Normal: Infection Control

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ASCs Are the Clear Choice For Cataract Surgery

PREAPPROVAL ON ALL CATARACT SURGERIES

OOSS SUBMITS COMMENTS TO CMS ON 2021 PROPOSED ASC PAYMENT REGULATION

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An Office Surgical Suite is Not an ASC: Patient Health and Safety Considerations

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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