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2013 Ambulatory Surgery Center Rates Proposes By CMS

CMS Increases Ambulatory Surgery Center Rates, Adds 16 New Procedures for 2013

Ambulatory surgery centers will receive an across-the-board 1.3% rate increase under the 2013 propose Medicare ASC rates. The proposed rate adjustments were released by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid services on July 12, 2012.

CMS has also proposed the addition of 16 new procedures to the list of procedures that are payable in an ambulatory surgery center beginning January 1, 2013.

View the proposed rate changes on the CMS site.  Ambulatory Surgery Center Rates 2013

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