Elective Surgery, Status, and Throughput

Elective surgery, especially outpatient surgery is continuously involving in technology, outcomes and what we call that time in the facility. Medicare with its 2 MN rule and its planned elimination of the inpatient only list has only further complicated this reality. Learn the evolution of outpatient surgery and how payers have adapted to those changes, how to consider appropriate status for elective surgeries and how that status can change as cases progress, and challenges to efficient throughput and possible solutions.