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Just a few weeks ago in November, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services made an announcement that we think is very much in accordance with a growing trend. The gist of the announcement is that, starting voluntarily in 2016 and made mandatory for 2017, all Medicare certified hospital-based outpatient surgery departments and free-standing ambulatory surgery centers will participate in the CAHPS Survey.
In 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act created significant changes in the ways that healthcare organizations of all kinds rendered care. Now, Americans are using outpatient facilities more for their non-emergent matters, instead of hospitals and emergency rooms, as there are more choices available pertaining to how they wish to handle their medical needs.