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Patient Safety in ASCs


Ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) are modern health care facilities that offer same-day surgical care, including diagnostic and preventive procedures. Learn about the high-quality care and savings that ASCs provide, and find a facility near you.


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New Podcast Episode: “A Progress Report on Resuming Elective Surgery”

ASCA CEO Bill Prentice talks to Mississippi Valley Health President and CEO Michael Patterson about changes and challenges ASCs are experiencing as patients return for care.

New Podcast Episode: “ASCs by the Numbers”

Health economist Elizabeth Munnich, PhD, talks about the value ASCs provide and opportunities for expanding patient access to the benefits they offer.

Use Medicare’s Online Tool to Compare ASC/HOPD Prices

Medicare’s new Procedure Price Lookup tool helps consumers compare the cost of outpatient surgery in ASCs and hospital outpatient departments.