Becker's Healthcare December 7, 2023
Patsy Newitt

The year 2024 is around the corner and ASCs are employing several strategies to prepare for growth.

Here are five ways ASCs are looking to grow:

1. Adding service lines

Many ASC leaders are looking to add high-acuity, high-reimbursement procedures to their centers to spur growth. In particular, ASCs are eyeing total shoulder arthroscopy after CMS added it to the ASC-covered list in its final rule.

“With CMS’ sudden unexpected release of total shoulder arthroscopy to the ASC-covered procedures list, I find myself scrambling to meet with our surgeons and staff to begin planning for the first of the year,” Alfonso del Granado, administrator and CEO of Lubbock, Texas-based Covenant High Plains Surgery Centers, told Becker’s. “This is an...

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