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10/24/2017

Ohio Medicaid's New Payment System

Resources Available for ASC Members

Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) is moving forward with a new payment system for ASCs and Hospital Outpatient Services but as a result of issues in the rule making process, the implementation date has been moved from July1 to August 1, 2017.

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07/08/2017

House Votes to Override Numerous Budget Vetoes

Medicaid Freeze Not Included

The Ohio House of Representatives voted Thursday to override 11 of Kasich’s 47 line-item vetoes in the biennial budget (HB 49), but did not vote to override Kasich's veto of the budget bill's freeze on Medicaid expansion enrollment next year.

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06/30/2017

Reserve Your Hotel Room for OAASC's Annual Conference

Conference Registration Opens July 7

The Polaris (Columbus) Hilton has opened hotel reservations for the OAASC's annual conference in September. Reservations fill up fast. If you plan to attend and will need overnight rooms, it is recommended that you book your hotel room sooner rather than later.

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06/16/2017

OAASC Has an Answer for Your Patient Satisfaction Mandate Concerns

Fields Research, Endorsed Survey Provider for Ohio ASCs

The OAASC has officially endorsed Fields Research, Inc. as our preferred OAS-CAHPS survey vendor and are pleased to announce special pricing exclusively for our members.

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06/09/2017

Ohio Medicaid To Hold Webinar on Prior Authorizations for New ASC Payment System

June 14 @ 2:00p.m. - Exclusively for OAASC Members

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05/31/2017

CMS New Patient Satisfaction Survey Mandate

OAASC Has an Answer for Your OAS-CAHPS Concerns - Fields Research, Ohio's Endorsed Survey Provider

As you probably already know, starting in January 2018 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will require all ASCs to participate in their patient satisfaction survey program or be assessed a 2% payment penalty for non-compliance The OAASC has officially endorsed Fields Research, Inc. as our preferred OAS-CAHPS survey vendor and are pleased to announce special pricing exclusively for our members.

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03/20/2017

ODH Director Stepping Down

Chief Legal Counsel Appointed as Interim Director

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01/13/2017

Ohio Congressman Leads US House Changes on Obama Care

Past Supporter of ASC Issues

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01/10/2017

Join Us by Presenting at OAASC's 2017 Annual Meeting

Deadline for Call for Presentation Submissions - March 31, 2017

The Ohio Association of Ambulatory Surgery Center (OAASC) will be holding our annual meeting at the Hilton Polaris, Columbus, OH on September 20-21 , 2017, and would like to invite all interested to join us as a presenter.

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05/07/2015

Going to Orlando

Join The OAASC for a Reception Honoring Ohio ASCs

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