Becker's ASC Review

February, 2018 Issue of Beckers ASC Review

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BECKER'S ASC REVIEW continued on page 20 continued on page 26 continued on page 16 Inside the issue: Anesthesiologist Charged with Murder After Allegedly Giving Lethal Dose of Demerol to California ASC Patient: 5 Things to Know p. 8 Surgery Partners Hires Former Anthem Exec as CEO: 5 Things to Know p. 8 17 ASC Procedure Volume and Length Benchmarks p. 11 Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists to Build new $13.5M ASC for Expanded Volume, Complex Procedures: 7 Key Notes p. 19 Iowa ASC sues Physician Group, Physicians Over Building $37M Nebraska ASC, Allege Non- compete Violations: 6 Things to Know p. 20 Orthopedic and Spine Center of the Rockies Seeking $1M+ in Payments from VA, 3rd Party Payer p. 22 56 Statistics on ASC Operating Expenses per Case February 2018 • Vol. 2018 No. 2 At least 71 new ASCs were opened or announced last year, including single and multispecialty centers focused on orthopedics, spine, gastroenterology, ophthalmology and more. ere was an ASC boom in New York last year, with around nine centers in development; Illinois and Florida also added at least five each. State-by-State Breakdown of 2017's 71 New ASCs, Outpatient Centers Physician-owned Hospital in Dallas Pays $7.5M to Settle Kickback Allegations: 5 Things to Know Pine Creek Medical Center in Dallas paid $7.5 million to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act aer paying for marketing and/or adver- tising services on behalf of physicians who referred patients to the hospital. Seaside Surgery Center Posts Package Pricing for Orthopedic Surgeries: 5 Key Points Naples, Fla.-based Seaside Surgery Center posted all-inclusive package pricing for orthopedic sur- geries on it's website, including knee arthroscopy, partial and total knee replacement and total hip replacements. Becker's 16th Annual Future of Spine + The Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference June 14-16, 2018 | Swissotel, Chicago 222+ Total Speakers 140+ Physicians and Surgeons Speaking Keynotes from Andrew Hayek, Joe Montana and Tucker Carlson Call 1.800.417.2035 or email or visit or email Scott Becker, or Jessica Cole, REGISTER TODAY 35+ STORIES FEATURED INSIDE

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