As payment reforms collide with consumer sentiment, and technology pushes outpatient care to new limits, outpatient surgery in the United States is growing in both frequency and complexity. According to research from Sg2, over the next decade, inpatient discharges are expected to decrease 2 percent while outpatient volumes will likely grow 15 percent across the U.S. As the government and payers scrutinize costs and push the shift to value-based care, outpatient surgery is becoming increasingly regulated.
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