Since their inception, physician-owned Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) have demonstrated an exceptional ability to improve quality and customer service while simultaneously reducing costs. Physicians have also found a professional autonomy over their work environment that hospitals have been unable to provide. At a time when most developments in health-care services and technology typically come with a higher price tag, ASCs stand out as an exception to the rule. We’ll help your practice assess the benefits of having your own ASC.
If you’re interested in investing in your own ASC, first examine your outpatient case numbers to determine if an ASC is financially feasible. To further solidify the ASC business case, it may be important to understand whether mutually beneficial payer contracts are necessary.
What It Costs
Base and Variable Fee Structure Includes:
ASC Development (Design and Build)
Investment Structure (Identification and Creation)
When the operation is ready to open for business (or if an existing operation is looking to change service providers), management fees are negotiated as a percentage of revenues.