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BECKER'S ASC REVIEW ASCs could start providing 131 more device-intensive procedures for Medicare patients if CMS approves rule: 5 things to know CMS proposed several updates to ASC payments in the 2019 proposed payment rule, issued in July. One key change broadens the definition of device-intensive procedure. USPI deployed $120M on acquisitions in 2018 so far, and more to come USPI had a strong first half of 2018 and while the company has deployed $120 million on acquisitions so far, they project exceeding the $150 million target for acquisitions and de novos this year. Orthopedics and spine are evolving specialties for the outpatient and ambulatory surgery center space. Here, Dr. omas K. Miller, Dr. Bobby Bhatti, Dr. Kam Momi and Dr. Neil Badlani discuss goals for their outpatient orthopedic and spine practices, and the role ASCs could play in the specialty going forward. continued on page 10 continued on page 19 continued on page 34 How orthopedics, spine will grow in ASCs from 4 surgeons Inside the issue: How 4 ASCs are improving the patient experience p. 12 Cardiovascular surgery center opens in Kansas: 4 things to know p. 17 Surgery Partners welcomes 3 ASCs to network p. 21 Compass Surgical Partners, 5 surgeons partner to build orthopedic-focused ASC p. 21 Stryker acquires K2M for $1.4B, a 27% premium: 5 things to know p. 31 How many ASCs with total joints do large ASC companies have? p. 33 Gastro Health acquires largest private practice in Orlando — 4 insights p. 36 Why PE deals will become more common for orthopedic practices October 2018 • Vol. 2018 No. 6 Becker's Hospital Review 10th Annual Meeting June 13-15, 2019 | Swissotel Chicago Keynotes from George Foreman, Bob Woodward, and Sarah Kliff Call 1.800.417.2035 or email registration@beckershealthcare.com, sbecker@beckershealthcare.com or jcole@beckershealthcare.com REGISTER TODAY 230 + speakers, includ- ing 140 + spine and orthopedic surgeons and pain management physicians 1 7 th Annual Future of Spine + The Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference 47+ ARTICLES INSIDE INSIDE THE ISSUE

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