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CMS Releases 2025 Proposed Medicare Payment Rule

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2025 proposed payment rule for ASCs and hospital outpatient departments (HOPD) on July 10. Of note, CMS concurred with ASCA’s request and proposed to continue to align the ASC update factor with the one used to update HOPD payments through 2025.

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Sg2 2024 Annual Report Projects High Growth in ASC Volume

Between 2024 and 2034, ASC volume will go up 21 percent to 44 million, according to Sg2’s 2024 Impact of Change report. “The aging population, epidemiological drivers and improved diagnostic capabilities will drive increased demand for surgical services over the coming decade,” says Tori Richie, senior consulting director of intelligence at Sg2 and Impact of Change lead.

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Business News

triValence Partners with MediGroup

triValence LLC, a platform technology company that streamlines the supply chain and expense management operations in the non-acute healthcare sector, joined forces with MediGroup Physician Services, according to a release.

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ACHC Launches New Healthcare Staffing Services Certification

The Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) of Cary, North Carolina, launched its new Healthcare Staffing Services Certification last week to validate that staffing agencies meet recognized standards for quality in providing clinical professionals to healthcare organizations.

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