Episode 120 – ASC Podcast with John Goehle – Celebrating 25k Downloads, CDC Exposure Guidance, CMS 24-Hour Change and a Look Back on 2020 forward to 2021 – December 31, 2020

On this Episode of the ASC Podcast with John Goehle, we celebrate over 25,000 downloads, review recent guidance from CMS regarding 24 stays, discuss the consolidated appropriations act and its impact on ASCs, discuss recent issues with some ASCs and look back on 2020 and look forward to 2021 . 

This episode sponsored by:

  • Ambulatory Healthcare Strategies
  • Surgical Information Systems
  • Intalere
  • Encompass Healthcare Data Solutions
  • Medicus IT
  • BHG Patient Lending

Resources from this Episode:

  1. CDC Guidance regarding Exposures
    1. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/more/scientific-brief-options-to-reduce-quarantine.html
  2. CMS on December 30, 2020 issued QSO-21-09-ASC – SUBJECT: Providing flexibility for exceeding the 24-hour time frame for patients in Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs) during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
    1. https://www.cms.gov/files/document/qso-21-09-asc.pdf

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