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PPV: Five steps to recruit a new specialist and ensure a good match

HIM-HIPAA Insider, March 27, 2007

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Looking to expand the mix of services at your ambulatory surgical center to absorb the impact of the significant reimbursement cuts from the 2007 outpatient prospective payment system Final Rule's ASC section? Planning to increase the number of procedures your facility can perform in 2008 and beyond with the potential growth of the Medicare-approved ASC procedure list? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then recruiting new specialists is going to rank high on your priority list this year.

Careful and thorough evaluation of candidates is important to ensure both your ASC's success and that your facility's existing culture continues to thrive with the addition of this new specialty and specialist.

To read more on how to successfully recruit a new specialist, click here. Subscribers to Ambulatory Surgery Compliance & Reimbursement Insider can sign-on for access. click here

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