Disclosure of Financial Interest In Healthcare Facility
Your outpatient surgery has been scheduled at Center for Specialty Surgery (CSS), which is located at 11782 SW Barnes Rd #200, Portland, OR, specific information regarding the date and time of your surgery and pre-surgical procedures is provided in a separate document. The purpose of this notice is to inform you of some important facts regarding CSS.
CSS is specifically designed to accommodate surgical procedures which do not require the extensive facilities of a hospital operating room and for procedures which permit the patient to return home the same day. Utilizing an outpatient surgery such as CSS is a recognized effective means of controlling the cost of providing operative medical services. You should be assured that CSS is equipped with high-tech equipment and highly skilled professionals trained to provide medical care comparable to that received in an acute care hospital.
CSS is owned by the Orthopedic + Fracture Specialists and Providence Health Services. Your physician maybe one of the owners at CSS, LLC. Federal law restricts the ownership of ambulatory surgery centers to qualifying medical professionals and entitles all whom, by virtue of the medical services provided to them have vested interest in the operation of the surgery center. The disclosure of your physician’s ownership is made for the purpose of informing you of the circumstances regarding the operation and ownership of CSS. Should you have any questions or concerns regarding the Center for Specialty Surgery, please feel free to contact us at 503.906.4300.