As an owner-operated manager and developer of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), we are dedicated to optimizing efficiency and patient care at facilities nationwide. Merritt Healthcare works with ASCs to improve daily operations and maximize value. We offer turnkey development solutions and ongoing management services that streamline operational performance.

Our development
services include:

  • Completion of feasibility studies
  • Arranging third-party financing
  • Overseeing design and construction of facility. Advising on ownership versus rent options for real estate
  • Selection of equipment
  • Preparation of policy and procedures compliant with regulatory requirements and third-party accreditation
  • Hiring and training of clinical and nonclinical staff
  • State Licensing, Medicare Certification and Joint Commission or AAAHC third party accreditation process
  • Management of physician credentialing process and insurance contracting process.
  • Selection of various outside service contracts (cleaning, biomed, etc)
  • Placement of facility insurance policies
  • Initial systems and process set up

Our ongoing management
services include:

  • General management of facility operations
  • Ongoing monitoring of facility performance, operating margins and case load/mix
  • Management of clinical and non-clinical staff
  • Management of operating expenses
  • Supply management
  • Management of billing and collection process and performance
  • Managed care contracting
  • Recruitment of additional physicians
  • Provision of reporting information to owners