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Surgery Center Group Challenges Study Showing Doctor/Owners Operate More Often
Health Leaders Media

A trade group for outpatient surgery centers is challenging a new study that found that doctors invested in the centers perform about twice as many surgeries as doctors with no such financial stake.

The Ambulatory Surgery Center Advocacy Committee, which represents ASC operators, state associations, and the ASC Association, said the report in the April issue of Health Affairs made “incorrect assumptions” about the industry.