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February 2017 Issue of Becker's ASC Review

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BECKER'S ASC REVIEW What Will Happen to Bundled Payments During Donald Trump's Presidency? Among his first actions as President-elect, Donald Trump named ACA opponents to head top health- care agencies, including Rep. Tom Price, MD, R-Ga., as head of HHS. While the ACA may be repealed, many in healthcare feel bundled payments will per- sist in some capacity going forward. 50 Statistics on Physician Net Worth by Age is list includes statistics on net worth for physicians by age group — from 27 year olds with a net worth of under $500,000 to 70 year olds with a net worth of $5 million or more. e data is reported from the Med- scape Physician Debt and Net Worth Report 2016. ere will be many changes in 2017 and ASC administrators are preparing for success. e administrators are exploring new opportunities to expand their ASC, engage employees, boost physician satisfaction and improve profitability at their centers. Administrator of the University Surgery Center in San Diego Judy Harless; President and CEO of Richmond, Va.-based Medarva Stony Point Surgery Center Bruce Kupper; Administrator of Mackinaw Surgery Center in Saginaw, Mich., Steve Corl; Administrator of Surgery Center of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City Keith Smith, MD.; Administrator of Knightsbridge Surgery Center in Columbus, Ohio, Dennis Gyor; and Administrator of High Plains Surgery Center in Lubbock, Texas, Debbie Hall participated in the roundtable. e goals include targets for increasing distributions, case volume and controlling costs next year. continued on page 31 continued on page 11 continued on page 15 ASC Leaders Share Their Top Goals for 2017 Inside the issue: 8 Key Thoughts on Best Practices for Outpatient Cervical Spine Surgery p. 12 ASCs Band Together to Form North Carolina Surgical Center Association p. 12 The 4 Secrets to Scaling Your Business p. 16 Medicare Episode Expenditures for Joint Replacement Decline 20.8% Following CJR p. 20 Zimmer Biomet, J&J, Stryker & More: 15 Device Company Key Notes p. 22 50% of Gastroenterolo- gists Feel Burn Out — 10 Takeaways p. 25 INSIDE: Becker's 15th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Future of Spine Brochure February 2017 • Vol. 2017 No. 2 Becker's 15th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain- Management Driven ASC Conference + The Future of Spine June 22-24, 2017 | Swissotel, Chicago 235 Total Speakers 140+ Physicians and Surgeons Speaking Keynotes from Andrew Hayek, Marcus Allen, Michael Kasper & Lou Dobbs Call 1.800.417.2035 or email registration@beckershealthcare.com or visit beckersasc.com/june-conference/ REGISTER TODAY 50+ STORIES FEATURED Inside The Issue

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