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Ambulatory Surgery Centers

SIC 8093 | NAICS 621493

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

Business Valuation Resources

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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts

Emergency & Outpatient Care Centers  (view report)

Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Key statistics
  • Market size and characteristics
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major companies
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

VMG Health
Multi-Specialty ASC Intellimarker

Industry trends section of this annual benchmarking study provides an overview of the ASC market, with topics covered in this section including number of facilities, ASC facility concentration by state, top multi-site operators, factors affecting outpatient surgery volume, Medicare payment trends, top surgical procedures, and regulatory considerations. Study is available free online with registration.

First Research

Outpatient Surgical Centers
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations, and include a five-year revenue growth forecast. Profiles are updated quarterly and include:
  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial benchmarking data
  • Five-year growth forecast

Outpatient Surgery Magazine
Articles Archive
Trade magazine features news and information for medical professionals and administrators involved in outpatient surgery, with topics covered including management, trends, outlook, products, techniques, and more. All articles are accessible free online with registration.

Becker's ASC Review
Current Issue / Past Issues / White Papers  Select "ASC Review" and sections above
Trade publication provides news and information for ambulatory surgery centers covering a variety of topics including management, trends, outlook, regulatory issues, valuation, and more. All articles and papers are accessible free online.

Financial Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
Ambulatory Surgical Centers  Search for "621493"
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

VMG Health
Multi-Specialty ASC Intellimarker

Annual benchmarking study provides detailed financial and operating performance data for ambulatory surgical centers, with data provided in the study including income statements, balance sheets, liquidity ratios, case volume summary, case volume mix, payor mix, revenue per case by specialty, operating expenses, EBITDA margins, and facility size and costs. Study is available free online with registration.

Compensation Surveys

Salary and Benefits Survey

Annual salary survey provides compensation data for management, clinical, and nonclinical employees on a full-time equivalent basis, with survey data filterable by ASC type (e.g., single-specialty by specific type of specialty, multi-specialty), annual patient encounters/cases, number of full-time equivalent staff, number of years in business, state, geographic region, and service area (e.g., urban, suburban, rural).

VMG Health
Multi-Specialty ASC Intellimarker

Staffing analysis section of this annual benchmarking study provides information on the number of full- time equivalent positions, hourly wage rates, and number of staff hours per case for nursing, technical, and administrative staff, with statistical measures reported for hourly wage rate data including median, mean, upper and lower quartiles, and 90th percentile. Study is available free online with registration.

Business Valuation Resources

HealthCare Appraisers Incorporated
ASC Valuation Survey

Annual ASC valuation survey provides information on typical EBITDA valuation multiples for minority interest and controlling interest transactions in single-specialty and multi-specialty entities, and also includes information on ownership structure, management fees, billing and collection fees, and the impact of certificates of need and in-network/out-of-network revenues on these valuation multiples.