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First Federal Judge Rules Against Health Care Reform

A federal judge in Virginia declared health care reform unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson is the first judge to rule against the Obama administration’s law, according to the Associated

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Congress Delays Medicare Payment Cuts

Congress approved a one-month delay in Medicare payment cuts to doctors. The Monday decision postponed the 23 percent cut in doctor’s pay that was scheduled to take effect Dec. 1,

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Medicare ASC Payment to Increase 0.2% in January 2011

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2011 Final Payment Rule for ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and hospital outpatient departments. ASCs will receive a 0.2 percent increase

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AmSurg and Tennessee Leaders Spend Day in Washington, D.C.

The Tennessee state Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Association and Ambulatory Surgery Center Advocacy Committee (ASCAC) teamed up for a lobby day – visiting Tennessee members of Congress, including both senators.

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Marsha Blackburn Visits AmSurg Headquarters

On Aug. 3, 2010, U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn visited AmSurg’s corporate headquarters in Nashville, Tenn. The ASC industry supporter spoke about health care reform and the importance of AmSurg and

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AmSurg CEO, Chris Holden, Testifies Before Congress

Empowering consumers with better price and quality information across all outpatient surgery settings is an important consumer right that will lead to reduced health care spending, AmSurg CEO Chris Holden

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CMS Rules on Noncompliant Waiting Rooms

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rules that space used by ambulatory surgery centers must be distinct and separate. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rules that space

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