What's in Store this Year?

Opportunities and challenges facing the ASC industry

Digital Debut

HIPAA Biannual Update

Since ASCA’s last update in July, healthcare organizations across the country posted 241 breaches of protected health information (PHI) affecting 500 or more individuals. This is the highest number of breaches reported in a six-month span in the past three years and exceeds the number of breaches in the first half of 2019 by more than 12 percent.

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Looking Ahead at 2020 Legislative Sessions

Now that the holiday season has wrapped up and 2019 has come to a close, states are preparing to convene their 2020 legislative sessions. Forty-six states will hold a legislative session this year, with Montana, Nevada, North Dakota and Texas not meeting in 2020.

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Names in the News


Share Your ASC's Story

Do you have a new hire? Did your ASC win an award? Or did your management change? You can highlight all your company announcements in the Names in the News section of ASCA’s web site. This resource is available for free to both ASCA members and nonmembers. ASCA members will need to be logged in and nonmembers will need to create a “Nonmember Guest Account” to access this free resource.

Please send your announcement to editorial@ascassociation.org.