Growth in the Number of ASCs Offers Cost Savings and Improved Access

ALEXANDRIA, VA, January 7, 2013 — The growth of Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs) in communities throughout the United States has the potential to significantly cut medical costs while also providing a more convenient patient experience, according to study results published in the most recent issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology. In fact, the research reveals that the growth of community-based ASCs can save taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars through Medicare alone over the next four years.

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