Indiana Federation of Ambulatory Surgical Centers


posted: November 28, 2023
The Indiana General Assembly concluded its official Legislative Session in April, but legislators are still hard at work during the off season. Interim study committees (often referred to as &ldquo... Read More

posted: August 7, 2023
IFASC recognizes member centers’ vital importance to patients and the healthcare industry.To participate in this month’s celebration, ASCA recommends: Customize Twitter, Facebook, and... Read More

posted: August 3, 2023
Help us continue supporting ASCs and our patients by contributing to IFASC’s PAC (political action committee). Your donation is crucial to ensure that ASCs have a seat at the table when... Read More

posted: August 3, 2023
The 2023 Indiana legislative Session is in the books. Business concluded in the very late hours of April 26, 2023, with the legislature having passed a $44 billion biennial budget plan. The seas... Read More

posted: August 2, 2023
Tracey Opaczewski takes advocacy seriously. Recently, she traveled to Washington, DC to meet with legislators and discuss pending national ASC legislation. She did not stop there — She... Read More

posted: May 12, 2023
With the May 11, 2023, expiration of the federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, state and federal officials outlined steps that must be taken as part of the operational unwinding. The CMS... Read More

posted: April 30, 2023
CMS and Indiana Officials Detail Plans to “Unwind” Emergency Measures. Physician Non-Compete Ban Passes Indiana Senate. Outpatient Surgery Quality and Access Act of 2023 Reintroduced. Read the Newsletter

posted: February 7, 2023
IFASC is excited to announce that our 2023 Fall Conference and Trade Show will be held over a day-and-a-half at the French Lick Resort, a 3,000-acre complex that includes two historic resort spa... Read More

posted: November 10, 2022
In This Issue: Fall Conference Addresses Workplace Wellness; Looking forward to 2023; 2023 Medicare Payment Rule Finalized with 3.8% boost Read the Newsletter

posted: July 26, 2022
In This Issue: New Laws Take Effect July 1; ASC-20 Reporting Deadline Rapidly Approaching; Temporary Medical Licenses Preserved into October Read the Newsletter

posted: March 4, 2022
In This Issue: Update on workers' compensation fee schedule legislation; Medicare reforms to promote parity; Spring Conference highlights Read the Newsletter

posted: October 28, 2021
In this issue: 2021 Fall Conference & Trade Show a Success; Election News; Renew Your Membership; and more! Read the Newsletter

posted: July 30, 2021
In This Issue: Center Spotlight: Unity Surgical Center LLC; Meet Tami Robinson, RN, CASC; 2021 Fall Conference Info; PAC Advocacy; Renew Your Membership Info; and more! Read the Newsletter

posted: May 6, 2021
On April 29, Governor Eric Holcomb signed three pieces of legislation making changes to existing price transparency requirements enacted during the 2020 legislative session.Price Transparency... Read More

posted: April 8, 2021
There are currently two bills moving through the Indiana General Assembly’s Legislative Session that would impact ambulatory surgical centers: House Bill 1421 and Senate Bill 325. Both bills... Read the Full Letter

posted: March 25, 2021
In This Issue: ASC Disclosure Requirements Update, IFASC AARR, Members-Only Webinar on Price Transparency, Register Today for 2021 IFASC Spring Conference, and Renew Your Membership or Join IFASC... Read the Newsletter

posted: March 25, 2021
As your association, we wanted to give you an update regarding the current Indiana law requiring ambulatory surgical centers to post on an Internet web site 70 shoppable services, 30 common... Read the Full Memo

posted: March 10, 2021
Representative Donna Schaibley Discusses Price Transparency and Cost Estimation Requirements for ASCs in IndianaIFASC co-hosted a webinar with Representative Donna Schaibley to answer your... Read More

posted: December 9, 2020
In This Issue: IFASC AARR, Save the Date for 2021 IFASC Spring Conference, Meet the 2020 – 2021 Board of Directors, and Warm Holiday Wishes! Read the Newsletter

posted: December 4, 2020
IFASC was pleased to host an After Action Report Review session on October 23, 2020. This virtual meeting gave members a chance to discuss their pandemic response and hear from colleagues about... Read More

posted: September 23, 2020
In This Issue: President’s Message, 2020 After Action Report Review Information, Emergency Preparedness Toolkit, Thank You to Cathy Weaver Read the Newsletter

posted: July 15, 2020
In This Issue: President’s Message, Medicare Loans and Worker’s Compensation Fee Schedule, Tell Your Legislators ASCs Need Relief From Unfair Loan Repayment Terms Read the Newsletter

posted: July 10, 2020
written by board member Cathy WeaverHello all. I hope this note finds your business strong and you well after the spring slump we all experienced. We find ourselves on the heels of our nation&rsquo... Read More

posted: July 10, 2020
As part of the bipartisan CARES Act, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) expanded an existing loan program to hospitals, ASCs, physicians, and other Medicare providers, referred... Read More

posted: March 25, 2020
IFASC has curated helpful COVID-19 resources and references for Indiana ASCs from ASCA, the state of Indiana, Intalere (our preferred GPO partner), CDC, CMS, and more. Read More

posted: March 18, 2020
To aggressively address COVID-19, CMS recognizes that conservation of critical resources such as ventilators and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is essential, as well as limiting exposure of... Read the Full Letter

posted: December 10, 2019
In This issue: Emergency Preparedness Updates, Invite Your Local Legislator to Your ASC, Donate to the PAC, Dues Reminder, IFASC Strategic Plan 2020 – 2022, and Warm Holiday Wishes! Read the Newsletter

posted: September 12, 2019
In This Issue: Learn How to Strengthen Relationships and Improve Productivity, IFASC Board Testifies at Workers Comp Hearing, IFASC Bylaws Change, and Information About the 2019 Fall Conference and... Read the Newsletter

posted: June 28, 2019
In This Issue: IFASC Hosts Another Successful Spring Conference, Upcoming Fall Conference and Tradeshow, IFASC Advocacy Update, and IFASC Board Elections Read the Newsletter

posted: March 25, 2019
In This Issue: Legislative Update, Information about the 2019 Spring Conference, and Renew Your Membership or Join Today! Read the Newsletter