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    LOCKED CV Transforum F'20 Virtual: CMS Guidance: ASCs and the Journey Ahead

    Posted on: October 8, 2020

    Since January 1, 2020, CMS reimburses for PCI in an ambulatory surgery center (ASC) setting, expanding on the ability to receive CMS reimbursement for diagnostic catheterizations, which was approved as of January 1, 2019. Being able to provide diagnosis and treatment in the ASC setting coupled with a lower cost of care for a payer has resulted in ASC development being a key strategy in the drive to deliver value-based care. We will hear from programs who have experience with an ASC as an owner/provider, and will explore the start-up of the ASC from a clinical, financial and operational perspective.