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Nebraska Changes Length of Stay Requirement

Come November 14, a revised length of stay requirement will take effect in Nebraska ASCs. Governor Peter Ricketts (R) signed LB 783 into law last month to make Nebraska the 29th state to successfully update its length of stay hours to match the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) length of stay requirement for ASCs.

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ASCA Advocates for Non-Taxable Federal Aid for COVID-19

For many ASCs, money from the Provider Relief Fund has been an important source of relief during the trying financial times tied to the COVID-19 emergency. This monetary assistance, however, comes with strings attached.

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Surgery Center of Fairfield County Wins AAAHC Award

The Surgery Center of Fairfield County of Trumbull, Connecticut, won the Bernard A. Kershner Innovations in Quality Improvement Award. The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) of Skokie, Illinois, gives out the award to recognize AAAHC-accredited organizations that successfully implemented meaningful changes in their operations to enhance quality of care, patient safety and overall efficiency.

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