Becker's ASC Review

July, August 2017 Issue of Becker's ASC Review

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BECKER'S ASC REVIEW e VMG Health's Multi-Specialty ASC Intellimarker 2017 compiled the median net revenue per case in ASCs by specialty. Orthopedic procedures have the highest average revenue per case at $3,133 followed by otolaryngology at $2,591. e procedures with the lowest revenue per case include pain management with $1,074 on average and gastroenterology at $1,004 per case. e highest revenue per case specialties are oen more complex and take longer time in the operating room while the lowest revenue per case specialties oen include high volume procedures. is article covers the average net revenue per case for ASC procedures across the U.S. continued on page 7 Net Revenue for 11 Common ASC Specialties — Orthopedics No. 1 with $3.1k Inside the issue: SCA Partners with Multispecialty Connecticut ASC: 5 Things to Know p. 17 CHS Divests 11 Hos- pitals, Adds 3 More to Sale Pipeline p. 18 EmergeOrtho Wins NC CON Fight for ASC OR Against Novant Health p. 17 7 ASCs Recently Opened or Announced p. 17 27 Statistics on Specialist Net Worth Exceeding $2M p. 7 Average Income for Top 20 Recruited Special- ties: No. 1 Specialty Makes $596k p. 7 20 States with the Biggest Opioid Problems p. 30 Dallas Hospital Unex- pectedly Closes p. 15 INSIDE: 28 Physician-owned Hospitals That Patients Would Definitely Recommend July/August 2017 • Vol. 2017 No. 6 Physician-Owned Hospital Bill Introduced in Senate: 5 Things to Know Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., introduced legislation in the Senate to improve access to physician led hospitals, called the Patient Access to Higher Quality Health Care Act of 2017. e act would li restrictions on forming and expanding physician-owned hospitals and is the companion to H.R. 1156 in the House of Representatives. 5 Best Practices for Spine Surgery in ASCs A team of spine specialists used a Delphi panel to iden- tify best practices for outpatient anterior cervical spine surgery. e panel included neurosurgeons, anesthe- siologists, orthopedic spine surgeons and a registered nurse. e best practices cover patient selection, pain management, patient education, postoperative protocol and payment. continued on page 15 continued on page 24 24th Annual Meeting: The Business and Operations of ASCs October 26-28, 2017 | Swissotel Chicago 137 LEADING SPEAKERS FROM SURGERY CENTERS 43 PHYSICIANS & 80 ADMINISTRATORS | OVER 190 SPEAKERS TOTAL Keynotes from Andrew Hayek, Bill Walton, Alexa von Tabel & Kirk Herbstreit REGISTER HERE: annual-ambulatory-surgery-centers- conference/ OR call 800.417.2035 OR Email Scott Becker or Jessica Cole at or SAVE THE DATE 20+ STORIES FEATURED Inside The Issue

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