Becker's Healthcare December 7, 2023
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...