Sign up for ASCA’s Upcoming Webinars ASCA will offer two webinars in June and July: “Seven Things You Need to Know about Managed Care Contracts” on Tuesday, June 13, and “Top OSHA Concerns and Violations in Health Care” on Tuesday, July 11. Both webi- nars will be held at 1:00 pm ET. Lisa Rock, president, and Scott Allen, vice president of Managed Care Contracting at National Medical Bill- ing Services will lead the first webi- nar. They will discuss how to protect an ASC’s revenue stream by avoiding com- mon problems that ASCs face when applying their managed care contracts to their coding and billing processes. Facility Compliance Director Tom Salamone will present the second webinar. He will explain how to avoid citations for common Occupational Safety and Health


(OSHA) violations. He also will offer advice for ensuring compliance with OSHA’s standards, including blood- borne pathogens, hazard communica-

Names in the News Do you have a new hire? Did your company win an award? Or did your management change? You can highlight all your company announcements in the Names in the News section of the ASC Focus web site. This resource is available for free to both ASCA members and nonmembers.

ASCA members will need to be logged in and nonmembers will need to create a “Nonmember Guest Account” to access this free resource.

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tion, forms, annual summary, personal protective equipment, recording crite- ria, compressed gas, eyewash stations and lab safety. Visit

webinars to register and learn more. You can participate in the live events to ask questions in real-time or purchase record-

ings through ASCA’s Learning Center to view at your convenience. Both webinars also are included in the 2017 Webinar All-Access Pass, which includes the live events and recordings for all 18 webinars scheduled for this year.

Earn CE Credits with ASCA’s Online Training Series ASCA’s Online Training Series provides on-demand access to education and training for your entire ASC staff. The series—offered through ASCA in asso- ciation with HealthStream—features 24 interactive courses that apply specifically to ASCs and cover the most current reg- ulations and standards of care. Eighteen of the courses provide continuing educa- tion (CE) credits, including Administra- tor Education Units (AEU). Topics include compliance pro-

grams, medication management, fire prevention, identifying and assessing domestic abuse victims, pain man- agement, treating patients with HIV/ AIDS and Health Insurance Porta- bility and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) training. The courses are rec- ommended for all ASC employees and are delivered in an asynchronous for- mat so you can complete them at your own pace.

ASCs with 50 or fewer learners can purchase the series online. You can also receive discounts of up to 25 percent by purchasing multi-year sub- scriptions for multiple users. For more information, visit www.

Download Sessions from ASCA 2017 Did you miss any ASCA 2017 sessions that you were

interested in attend-

ing? Or were you unable to make it to ASCA’s annual meeting this year? You can catch up on what you missed by purchasing session recordings through the ASCA Learning Center. Continue your professional devel- opment throughout the year and make sure your ASC is set for success. Visit the ASCA Learning Center at http://asca. and order the recordings you need.


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