FAQ
Who oversees the licensure of ambulatory surgical centers in South Carolina?
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has a section of their website that lists the different regulations and resources  for licensure of an ASC. Click here to visit the DHEC site.

For information about South Carolina’s Certificate of Need Program visit http://www.scdhec.gov/Health/FHPF/HealthFacilityRegulationsLicensing/CertificateOfNeed.
 
Where can I find a list of procedures that are covered by the Medicare Program?
The US Department of Health, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issues the list of procedure codes which may be performed in an ASC under the Medicare program as well as the ASC payment group assigned to each of the procedure codes. To learn more about these procedures and proposed changes visit the ASC Association web site at http://www.ascassociation.org/ASCA/FederalRegulations/Medicare
 
Where can I find a list of ambulatory surgical centers in South Carolina?

To locate a complete listing of ASCs in the state, visit the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control and select “Ambulatory Surgical Facilities” From the Health Licensing/Facility Listing page.  For a direct link, click here.
 
When are the SCASCA Membership Meetings?

SCASCA hosts membership meetings 4 times throughout the year so that members can get together, hear the latest industry updates and trends and network with each.  For a complete schedule, visit the SCASCA Events Page  for more details.
 
When are the SCASCA Conferences?

SCASCA  hosts two conferences a year in conjunction with the Georgia Society of Ambulatory Surgery Centers (GSASC).

The 2016 dates are:

February 18-19, 2016
Westin Atlanta Perimeter North
Atlanta, GA

 

August 18-19, 2016
Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa
Hilton Head Island, SC

 

Visit the SCASCA Events page for more details.