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Dear Medicare + Medicaid: Let’s Have a Conversation about Entrapment

If the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) could speak and listen to its customers on the subject of access to medical equipment, what might they hear?? Some might sum it up in one word: Entrapment. Entrapment is a powerful word, but most of us in the industry understand it. For manufacturers, entrapment means that while we want to

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Improving the Efficiency of Your Ambulatory Surgical Center with Hausted

As of December 2012 there were approximately 5,357* Medicare-certified ASCs and about 3,360 HOPD, according to ASC Utilization data. In 2006, there were almost 35 million ambulatory surgical visits; approximately 20 million surgeries and procedures were performed in HOPDs, and approximately 15 million were performed in ASCs. And the trend of moving outpatient services to ASCs is continuing with no

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