Healthcare in the USA has gotten complex with the constant updates, not just for the patients but also for the healthcare providers- including the Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC). According to a Healthcare Finance News report, about 69% of healthcare providers view that healthcare legislation and mandates will drive patients to the ASCs.
The universal standard for billing (as established by the HIPPAA) outpatients is done on a CMS-1500 claim form by professional billers. Certain billing guidelines for ASCs are crucial.
The legal issues that govern the reimbursement for ASC are complicated and nuanced. ASC's requires a specific set of codes reported in the billing situation that is different from other billers and coders. Following these simple guidelines will help ASCs’ avoid delays and pitfalls in payments!Back