The Second Edition of the Industry's most widely respected tool for preparing for Medicare Surveys includes all of the 2013 revisions. Medicare & Accreditation Surveys are becoming tougher.... More > Understanding the Conditions for Coverage for an ASC as well as how they are interpreted by CMS is critical for ASC leaders. This resource takes the Conditions for Coverage, the Interpretive Guidelines & the Clarifications and presents the information in an easy to read format with extensive cross-referencing and annotations. Also included in the book are copies of the forms used by surveyors, including the 2013 revised Infection Control Survey Form. The appendices also include the Interpretive Guidance for surveyors when determining “Immediate Jeopardy” and a copy of Appendix I – the Interpretive Guidance for the Life Safety Code. This book is an essential resource for every Ambulatory Surgery Center Administrator and Nurse Manager.< Less
For five years running, the ASC Industry's most comprehensive one-volume summary of the Medicare Rules & Payment Policies applicable to ASC's including the Conditions for Coverage (CfC) & the... More > CMS interpretations & clarifications provided to state surveyors to evaluate compliance. The CfC are the rules & regulations that all ASC's must meet to maintain it's certification. The book also includes a summary of the current Medicare Payment system, the CMS ASC Claims Processing Manual, and a complete list of the allowable Medicare procedures, drugs & ancillaries (with 2013 Rates Compared to 2012 Rates and 2013 HOPD Rates). Also included is an extensive index to the regulations and a crosswalk to the CMS Interpretative Guidelines. This year's edition includes a comprehensive overview of the new Quality Reporting program. This guide will assist ASC Administrators, Managers, and Staff in quickly locating current Medicare regulations & payment policies using one convenient volume.< Less
Extensively revised. A valuable guide for every Texas ASC Administrator, Nurse Manager or anyone interested in buying or developing an ASC in Texas. This is a convenient one-volume resource of the... More > most referenced Free-Standing Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) rules, regulations & standards from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Texas Department of State Health Services, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Department of Health & Human Services, and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Texas Edition includes the 2008 changes to the Conditions for Coverage implemented in May 2009, a discussion of the new Infection Control requirements, resources from the CDC and the Medical Device Reporting Act from the FDA.< Less
A valuable guide for every NY ASC Administrator, Nurse Manager or anyone interested in buying or developing an ASC in NY. This is a convenient one-volume resource of the most referenced... More > Free-Standing Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) rules, regulations & standards from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the New York State Department of Health, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and the Department of Health & Human Services.
The New York Edition has been completely updated and includes the revised conditions for coverage, an expanded discussion of infection control as well as resources from the CDC for preparing an infection control plan, and a comprehensive Appendix of frequently referenced resources.
The NYS Edition also includes information on the CON Requirements, Public Goods Pool (HCRA Tax) and the new Cost Reporting requirements.< Less