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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Ambulatory surgical center services (3)

Ambulatory surgical center services (3)

February 28, 2004

After the ASC payment system is revised, the Congress should direct the Secretary to replace the current list of approved ASC procedures with a list of procedures that are excluded from payment based on clinical safety standards and whether the service requires an overnight stay.

Topics: Ambulatory care settings and Quality.