Becker's Healthcare August 15, 2022
Riz Hatton

Pursuing equal payment to hospital outpatient departments and using technology to increase efficiency are among the trends healthcare leaders recommend ASCs adopt.

Three healthcare leaders connected with Becker’s to answer the question: “What trend should ASCs jump on next to be successful?”

Editor’s note: Responses were edited lightly for clarity and brevity.

Richard Bruch, MD. Board Chair of North Carolina Specialty Hospital (Durham): ASCs should pursue equal payment compared to hospital outpatient department rates. ASCs must perform quality reporting and cost accounting. The quality is there, it just needs to be reported and cost accounting rules have not yet been set to please MedPAC and Medicare.

John Hilinski, MD. Owner and Medical Director of John Hilinski Facial Plastic Surgery (San...

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