Currently OAASC has 100 active ASC members representing regions all over Ohio as well as many different specialties and ownership groups. There are 3 types of membership:
In accordance with the OAASC Code of Regulation, all applications for membership are reviewed and approved by the OAASC Board of Trustees prior to final acceptence. Approval of membership in the OAASC is solely under the discretion and approval of the Board of Trustees
OAASC Organizational Membership
This membership category is open to a Facility licensed as an ASC in the State of Ohio.
INFORMATION on such issues as: Management, Ethics, JCAHO/AAAHC and other Accreditation Bodies, Reimbursements, Cost Reporting, Managed Care, Legislative and Regulatory Issues, Quality Benchmarking, Best Practices and Ambulatory Surgery Innovations.
FREQUENT COMMUNICATION on pertinent issues of concern to you in your daily activities. Telephone calls, faxes, e-mail, web page and Member List Serves are available to communicate your concerns, ask questions, and give feedback to your association.
UP TO DATE INFORMATION via regular emailed OAASC newsletters opportunity to share your program's news and find out what is happening across the state and throughout the country.
EFFECTIVE ADVOCACY before legislators, regulators, business and civic leaders, media and other organizations whose decisions impact surgical care. This work includes an active outreach and negotiation role with insurers and public payers to improve the overall reimbursements for members.
EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES with OAASC conferences, seminars, monthly webinars and regional meetings that offer you new information on issues affecting ambulatory surgery in today's rapidly changing health care environment.
SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES to allow you to expand your leadership skills, help others achieve their goals and at the same time promote and strengthen your association.
DISCOUNTS on all OAASC conferences, expositions, and materials. Plus OAASC members can now save up to 10% off their medical professionals insurance premiums!
NETWORKING with others in your field and to build and strengthen yourcolleague / peer relationships.
This membership category is open to any organizations in the process of developing a licensed surgery center. See the highlighted portion regarding centers open less than a year.
INFORMATION on such issues as: Management, Ethics, JCAHO, Cost Reporting, Managed Care, CON and Regulatory Issues, Best Practices and Ambulatory Surgery Innovations.
FREQUENT COMMUNICATION on pertinent issues of concern to you in your daily activities. Toll free telephone and fax numbers as well as e-mail, a web page and Member List Serves are available to you.
KEEP UP TO DATE via regular emailed and mailed OAASC newsletters provide an opportunity to share your program's news and find out what is happening across the state and throughout the country.
EFFECTIVE ADVOCACY before legislators, regulators, business & civic leaders, media & other organizations whose decisions impact surgical care.
OAASC offers an Associate Membership to vendors and other partners interested in reaching Ohio's ASC community. NEW - four different membership levels to better meet you marketing needs.
EXPOSURE to Ohio's ambulatory surgery centers and the surgeons, nurses and administrators who purchase products and services from companies such as yours.
SPONSORSHIP opportunities to increase your company's visibility with ambulatory surgery decision makers.
NEWS including OAASC's monthly newsletter and periodic updates covering pertinent topics such as reimbursement, legislation and regulatory issues.
DEMOGRAPHICS OAASC's directory of Ohio's surgery centers, with contact information and center demographics.
ADVERTISING opportunities for your company free in the OAASC directory, and the opportunity to purchase advertising space at a discounted rate.
PROGRAMMING Invitations to education programs, where you can learn and network with providers and others involved in ambulatory surgery.
DISCOUNTS on educational programs, exhibitions and materials.