Legal Update Dueling ASC Ownership Models



Danielle Golino authored this bylined article on competition between the traditional ASC management company joint venture model, which preserves physicians’ direct ownership in their ASC, and the physician practice management (PPM) platform, which eliminates surgeons as direct owners. “A few CEOs of ASC management companies recently told me in no uncertain terms that despite the PPM industry activity, they would continue to pursue a traditional ASC joint venture model as part of their core strategy,” she wrote.