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8 ASC Administrators on Healthcare Reform
Becker's Hospital Review

Here eight ambulatory surgery center administrators discuss healthcare reform and how it has affected their centers.

Q: What are the biggest changes that you have implemented in your ASC since the onset of healthcare reform? What changes are you still in the process of making? Keith Smith, MD, Administrator, Surgery Center of Oklahoma (Oklahoma City). We have worked to eliminate leverage of all kinds from our practices. We have never taken federal money and this has insulated us from many of the requirements and regulations many facilities must endure.