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CMS Issues Proposed 2025 ASC Payment Rule: Update of 2.6 percent

OOSS Joins Ophthalmology Community in Presentation Before Medicare Carriers on Proposed Local Coverage Determinations Regarding MIGS

Ophthalmic ASC Waste Reduction and Recycling Practices

Medicare Contractors Propose Revised Local Coverage Determination on MIGS

Prior Authorization Demonstration for Certain Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Services (CMS-10884)

OOSS Requests Members’ Feedback on Current Recycling Practices ASCs

OOSS Issues Position Statement Regarding Surgical Drapes

Final 2024 ASC Payment Regulation:  Cataract Facility Fee Increase of 7.5 Percent

2024 CMS ASC Rule Comments

CMS Proposed ASC Rule Issued Today: update of 2.8 percent, 5.5% for cataracts

AAO, ASCRS, & OOSS Respond to Aetna’s Plan to Lower the Grouper Assignments for Cataract Surgery Procedures

Ophthalmology Off the Grid: Ownership Positions in ASCs

Ophthalmology Off the Grid: The Roadmap to Building Your ASC

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

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

OOSS ASC Payment Initiative

OOSS Comments to CMS Regarding Office Based Surgery

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

Reducing Topical Drug Waste in Ophthalmic Surgery

CMS Issues Guidance Regarding Compliance With Health Care Staff Vaccination Requirements

Supreme Court Ruling on COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

OOSS Cyber Security Webinar

OOSS Responds to New CMS Regulations Concerning ASC Payments

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