Understanding ASC Coding and Billing

Beginning January 1, 2008, the CMS publishes updates to the list of procedures for which an ASC may be paid each year. In addition, CMS publishes quarterly updates to the lists of covered surgical procedures and covered ancillary services to establish payment indicators and payment rates for newly created Level II HCPCS and Category III […]


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How to maintain the general surgery billing in ASC facility?

Ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs facility) play a unique role in providing outpatient healthcare to the US population. By providing specialized services outside of the hospital setting, ASCs allow patients greater access, a higher level of convenience, and more focused and cost-effective care when undergoing procedures that do not require overnight stays. Billing for services performed […]


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Inpatient and Outpatient Services from ASC Centers: Journey From Approved To Covered

Ever since their inception, Ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), have been providing improved quality and customer service to the healthcare industry.  ASCs offer patients the opportunity to have selected surgical and procedural services performed outside the hospital settings. Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) perform more than 7 million procedures for Medicare beneficiaries needing same-day surgical, diagnostic and […]


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ASC Medical Billing: Key Points to Note

ASC stands for Ambulatory Surgery Centers or Outpatient Surgical Center that is a healthcare facility where patients need not be admitted. The patient is simply taken in, treatment is provided and after-care procedures are levied; after which he can leave. ASC is perfect for minor injuries or treatments and is cost-effective, safe, and easy and […]


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Three Red Flags to Watch Out While Outsourcing ASC Billing

ASC billing and coding is one critical undertaking, which if not performed wisely could lead the facility on the threshold of business losses. As Healthcare provider and payer regulations keep altering each year, the billing department of an ASC needs to refurbish their old charging provisions with new ones. But, as all problems today have […]


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Ambulatory Surgery Centers: A Great Alternative to Hospital Based Surgery And Cost Effective Too!

Ambulatory surgery centers –ASCs are the health care facilities that offer patients the convenience of having surgeries and procedures performed safely outside the hospital setting. Since their inception which is more than 4 decades, ASCs have revealed a brilliant ability to improve quality and customer service while simultaneously reducing costs. At a time when most […]


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