Why Some Patients Face Higher Risks at Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) are outpatient facilities that offer surgical procedures to patients at reduced costs, often with greater scheduling flexibility than hospitals. Also known as Same-Day Surgery Centers, these facilities allow patients to undergo minor surgical procedures during the day and recover at home rather than remain at a hospital for overnight observation.

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CMS Proposes Joint Replacement Coverage at ASCs

August 14, 2017 BY Alanna Moriarty

CMS announced on August 5 that they are considering whether to provide coverage for hip and knee replacement surgeries at outpatient surgery centers.

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