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CMS Releases Top Citations from 2023

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Quality, Certification & Oversight Reports (QCOR) page allows the public to pull citation frequency reports for both health surveys and Life Safety Code surveys. The 2023 survey data includes citations given during 3,023 ASC surveys.


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Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement Overhaul Dies in Senate Committee

ASCA, in partnership with the Louisiana Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (LASCA), opposed Louisiana HB 863, which proposed a new workers’ compensation reimbursement schedule in the state.


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AAAHC Releases Updated Allergy Documentation Toolkit

The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) of Deerfield, Illinois, has released a newly updated Allergy Documentation Toolkit, featuring new data and references for the seriousness of allergies and allergy-related medical issues in the US, according to a release.


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Covenant High Plains Surgery Center Earns Designation from American College of Surgeons

Covenant High Plains Surgery Center (CHPSC) in Lubbock, Texas, earned the ACS Surgical Quality Partner designation from the American College of Surgeons (ACS), according to a release. The surgery center earned the designation as a result of its accreditation by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.


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