2018 ASC Symposium

Washington Ambulatory Surgery Center Association

Hosted by: Washington Ambulatory Surgery Center Association and Studebaker Nault, PLLC
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2018
Location: Four Seasons Hotel, 99 Union Street, Seattle, WA 98101

Thank you to all who attended!

7:30 a.m. Networking Breakfast
8:20 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:30 a.m. State of the ASC Industry:  Perspectives from Olympia

John Wiesman, DrPH, MPH, Secretary of Health, Washington State Department of Health

Kristin Peterson, Esq., Assistant Secretary, Health Systems Quality Assurance, Washington State Department of Health

9:30 a.m. Regulatory Issues Affecting ASCs Operations and Profitability

Emily R. Studebaker, Esq., Studebaker Nault, PLLC

10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:45 a.m. ASC Alignment Strategies: Panel Discussion
11:45 a.m. Networking Luncheon
12:45 p.m. ASC Transactions:  Preparing for a Sale, Achieving Integration, and Partnering with Physicians

Aaron Murski, VMG Health

Barbra Z. Nault, Esq., Studebaker Nault, PLLC

1:45 p.m. Payer Trends—Key Insights from PYA Providers

Robert Paskowski, CPA, PYA, P.C.

2:30 p.m. ASCs: The Role of Private Equity

David G. Fitzgerald, Burst Advisors LLC and Rachael A. Ream, Esq., Studebaker Nault, PLLC

3:15 p.m. Increasing Reimbursements, Projecting Revenue, and Avoiding Liability to Payors

Glen Lawrence, Aldrich CPAs + Advisors LLP

Together with experts in the ambulatory surgery industry, WASCA is offering a Pacific Northwest ASC Symposium, a unique opportunity for industry members to learn about the most current and critical business, legal and regulatory issues facing ASCs in the Pacific Northwest.