How will 2011 Medicare Rates Affect your ASC Business?

In the proposed rule published July 2nd by the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) ambulatory surgery centers would see a 0% increase in Medicare payments next year.

For anyone that works in the ASC business, the slightest change to the proposal can affect your bottom line even if you are well prepared.

Here is an easy to read article to learn about the 2011 proposal and more: 

  • Changes in ASC Rates for 2011
  • Five New Procedures Proposed for 2011
  • No Quality Reporting for 2011

 Medicare’s 2011 ASC Payments: Rates and Policies

 On July 2nd CMS released its proposal for 2011 ASC Medicare Payments.  The final proposal is expected to be released in November 2010.

Stay tuned!


About Dan

Dan is the Founder and President of Clearwater Florida based Liberty Search Associates a full service executive and management search and recruiting firm. He is a 20 year veteran of the human resource management and recruiting industry. His experience involves sourcing and hiring thousands of people while working for three global corporations. In 2002, Dan was specializing in health care recruitment while working as an executive recruiter for the world’s largest management recruiting firm. By 2003, he gained further healthcare experience while working directly for a Healthcare System as a market recruiter for a division of 15 acute care hospitals in West Central Florida. Here he had the opportunity to recruit all levels of nursing and other healthcare leaders. Dan started Liberty Search Associates in 2004 and recruits highly talented people that are motivated and self-directed. They are proven health care professionals with ability and aspirations for career growth and unique opportunities. Dan works with client hospitals and surgery centers nationwide to bring them the very best talent for key leadership positions. Dan and his wife Donna live near Clearwater, Florida. They have a son, Matthew, who is attending middle school.

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