Updated CASC Criteria


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible to take the CASC examination, the applicant must meet all requirements listed below before applying for the examination.

Education

The applicant must have an associate degree or higher from an accredited academic institution.

Experience

The applicant must have three years of management experience in the ambulatory surgery center industry as evidenced by a resume/CV. Examples of management experience including holding the position of administrator, business office manager, director of nursing, clinical manager or medical director.

ELECTRONIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES

An electronic application to take the CASC examination must be submitted to BASC in accordance with the electronic application procedures. An applicant must submit the items below with the CASC application form:

(1) A current resume/CV that shows proof of:

  • an associate degree or higher from an accredited academic institution
  • three years of management experience in the ambulatory surgery center industry; examples of management experience including holding the position of administrator, business office manager, director of nursing, clinical manager or medical director

(2) Two letters of reference that are signed, dated and on the signor’s letterhead; acceptable references are as follows:

  • physician who has worked with the applicant in an ASC setting
  • individual who is serving or has served as an ASC administrator
  • individual who has known the applicant for at least three years in an ASC work capacity

(3) A legible photocopy of the applicant’s government-issued photo identification, and

(4) The examination fee of $500.00.

BASC may deny any application for failure to meet the eligibility requirements. Such denials may be appealed in accordance with the appeal procedures discussed in this handbook.


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