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ASC Landscape in 2014 & Beyond: Healthcare Reform’s Biggest Threats, Opportunities
Becker's Hospital Review

The incomplete roll-out of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has left ambulatory surgery centers in limbo as they prepare for the coming year. Will they remain a feasible business model in the future? “ASCs will remain viable in a new age of healthcare reform, and in fact, well-managed ASCs should thrive,” says Stacey H. Berner, MD, President and Principal of SurgCenter Development.

“Despite consolidation amongst and within hospital systems, which in some markets are reaching near-monopolistic levels, ASCs remain a cost-effective alternative to the inpatient hospital and HOPD settings.”