WEB CRAWL ASC RESOURCES Check out the website links below.

Q1 BENCHMARKING DATA COLLECTION OPENS APRIL 1 The data collection period for the first quarter (Q1) of ASCA’s 2019 Clini- cal & Operational Benchmarking Sur- vey opens April 1. This valuable sur- vey allows you to compare your ASC’s clinical outcomes, staff indicators and billing performance with national and regional data. ASCA members receive a discount on the subscription fee. If your ASC has not yet registered for this year’s survey, sign up today. ASCAbenchmarking

REGISTER FOR VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR FOR NURSES All you need is an internet connection to participate in the Virtual Career Fair for nurses, hosted by ASCA’s Career Center on April 4 from 11:00 am–3:00 pm ET. Don’t miss out on this one-of- a-kind event for ambulatory surgery professionals. All interviews are con- ducted via instant message or Skype. The fair is free for job-seekers.

PARTICIPATE IN NATIONAL ADVOCACY DAY Be the first to register for ASCA’s 2019 National Advocacy Day. Registration opens March 4. Participants will meet face-to-face with their policymakers on September 24. ASCA needs your help to educate Congress on ASCs’ role in America’s health care. For more information,

write nationaladvocacyday

APPLY TO TAKE THE CASC EXAM Candidates who plan to take the Cer- tified


ACCESS ASCA’s 2019 MEDICARE PAYMENT RESOURCES Go online to take advantage of ASCA’s free, members-only Medicare Rate Cal- culator. This tool helps you determine national and local payment rates for the procedures your ASC plans to perform in 2019 and offers assistance in deter- mining the impact of Medicare’s final 2019 payment changes on your ASC.

medicarepayments Member Focus

Member Focus invites ASCA members to express their views on key ASC issues. Share your perspective with your colleagues and get to know your peers in the ASC community.

Complete a brief questionnaire at and you could be selected for a future profile.

Go to memberspotlight to learn more.

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(CASC) exam in May must submit their application between March 1 and March 31. The CASC credential is a distinction earned by members of the ASC com- munity who demonstrate a comprehen- sive understanding of the knowledge and skills required of an ASC administrator.

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