Ambulatory surgery centers” (ASCs), have made waves in healthcare in recent years by offering lower cost alternatives to hospital procedures. We take a look at how they continue to disrupt the status quo with pricing transparency.
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 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.
As outpatient surgery center use continues to rise, as do the payment structures and regulations of these healthcare facilities. And, the tide is shifting for regulations and payments concerning these procedures.
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.