Ambulatory Surgery Centers

As with many healthcare organizations today, ambulatory surgery centers (ASC) have been hit hard by decreasing reimbursements, strict reporting criteria and a lack of adequate resources to address the increasing demands of the healthcare industry. To distinguish themselves in today’s market, surgery centers must harness the ability to effortlessly delve into their problems and processes and gain the insight necessary to ask the appropriate questions – and take the appropriate measures – to improve their organization’s operations.


Achieving Patient Financial Clearance

Overwhelmingly, the most common reasons for claim denials are registration and eligibility errors. Lack of coverage on services, claims that are not medically necessary, lack of pre-authorization and missing information work together to inhibit revenue cycle collections. To reduce the identified dollars at risk from patient access-related denials or rejections, we need to “flip the pyramid” in the revenue cycle. Patient access must focus, more than ever, on patient financial clearance.

08.02.18 • Webinars

Overwhelmingly, the most common reasons for claim denials are registration and eligibility errors. Lack of coverage on services, claims that are not medically necessary, lack of pre-authorization and missing information work together to inhibit revenue cycle collections. To reduce the identified dollars at risk from patient access-related denials or rejections, we need to “flip the pyramid” in the revenue cycle. Patient access must focus, more than ever, on patient financial clearance.

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Dallas

10.3.18 • Regional User Group

Join us for our Regional User Group: Dallas – Set in the heart of Dallas within walking distance of America’s largest urban arts district, this cutting-edge event delivers the perfect mix of education, entertainment and…

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Join us for our West Regional User Group – an educational experience and big city getaway. Set in the heart of Dallas within walking distance of America’s largest urban arts district, this cutting-edge event delivers the perfect mix of education, entertainment, and exploration for SSI’s valued users.

Charlotte

10.23.18 • Regional User Group

Join us for our Regional User Group: Charlotte – Set in Uptown Charlotte near the city’s most exciting downtown attractions, this cutting-edge event delivers the perfect mix of education, entertainment…

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Join us for our Southeast Regional User Group – an educational experience and chic city getaway. Set in Uptown Charlotte near the city’s most exciting downtown attractions, this cutting-edge event delivers the perfect mix of education, entertainment and exploration for SSI’s valued users.

Ambulatory Surgery Center Industry Updates and New Analytics Tool

The ambulatory surgery clinic industry has experienced rapid growth in recent years as organizations and patients seek more affordable options for healthcare services. As a result, the sector of healthcare has had many recent updates to policies and regulations, plus the introduction of robust ASC Analytics technology.

Ambulatory Surgery Center Payment and Process in 2018 and Beyond

Ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) are springing up all over the nation and for good reason. Services provided at these facilities are low in cost and highly convenient for the patient. Learn about the financial and administrative changes from CMS for ASCs for 2018 and other ways ASCs are evolving.

Ambulatory Surgery Procedures Improve in Quality and Price Transparency

Will outpatient surgery centers be the new “normal” trend in healthcare? It looks like the answer to that question is, “yes”! As more patients seek out this option for care, ambulatory surgery procedures are improving with policies to decrease infection and wrong-site procedures, and increase price transparency.

Ambulatory Surgery Centers Increase in Value-Based Care Era

Ambulatory centers for healthcare are in higher demand as patients seek out convenient and cost-effective medicine options. Healthcare organizations stand to benefit by opening more ambulatory surgery centers and urgent care clinics, as they are compatible with the new value-based payment model of healthcare. 

Will Ambulatory Surgery Centers Become More “Hospital-Like”?

Ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) continue to gain popularity as the costs for healthcare services steadily increase. Now, new questions arise as to what regulatory and legislative measures need to be taken to make these facilities more “hospital-like” in order to provide quality care, and to properly fund the operation of standalone outpatient clinics.

What Does the Future Hold for Independent Ambulatory Surgery Centers?

As the interest for outpatient surgery centers grow, more attention is being paid to their operation; whether or not the services provided by outpatient surgery centers should increase; and whether or not Medicare should cover total joint replacement at such facilities. We take a look at these key issues surrounding ambulatory surgery centers.

Ambulatory Surgery Centers | ASC | Healthcare Solutions

As with many healthcare organizations today, ambulatory surgery centers (ASC) have been hit hard by decreasing reimbursements, strict reporting criteria and a lack of adequate resources to address the increasing demands of the healthcare industry. To distinguish themselves in today’s market, surgery centers must harness the ability to effortlessly delve into their problems and processes and gain the insight necessary to ask the appropriate questions – and take the appropriate measures – to improve their organization’s operations.