Becker's ASC Review

July/August 2021 Issue of Becker's ASC Review

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BECKER'S ASC REVIEW What ASCs can expect from CMS in the next year How will the Biden administration's healthcare policies affect ASCs? It's too early to tell, but chances are little will change until at least 2023. New reasons insurers are denying payment Commercial insurers are changing their policies to deny hospital and ASC payment for services deemed unnecessary or lacking enough evidence to move forward. The healthcare ecosystem is changing rapidly and administrators are following several key trends, from direct contracting with employers to staffing shortages and physician recruitment. In this article, several administrators talk about the big issues on their minds today. continued on page 8 continued on page 16 continued on page 28 10 issues ASC execs are obsessing over Inside the issue: OIG advisory opinions ASCs need to know p. 13 USPI vs. AmSurg vs. SCA: 10 key comparisons p. 15 8 internal threats ASCs should know p. 30 Are ASCs becoming less physician-friendly? p. 10 Caseload decline for 6 ASC specialties p. 17 7 financial opportunities for ASCs p. 29 23-clinic pain practice closes without explanation p. 13 10 of the largest ASC chains in the US p. 8 July/August 2021 • Vol. 2021 No. 6 INSIDE THE ISSUE 95+ STORIES FEATURED SAVE THE DATE 27th Annual Meeting: The Business and Operations of ASCs October 21-23, 2021 Hyatt Regency, Chicago BECKER'S ASC REVIEW

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