SurgiStrategies January 2012 Issue

SurgiStrategies January 2012 Issue

ASC Social Media Policies
With today's litigious society, every center must implement and enforce online policies to help protect itself - and its employees.

Implementing EHR Technology
Although current mandates only loosely affect ASCs, there's still a strong case for deploying an EHR system.

ICD-10 Preparation
Supporting more than 156,000 codes, the nationwide shift to ICD-10 is a massive undertaking requiring immediate attention.

Modifier 33
Healthcare reform has spurred a change in preventive services coverage in the 2012 CPT book.

Physician Partnerships
Despite legislative restrictions, there are still opportunities for physicians to become viable partners within ASC projects.