What is Rockford Ambulatory Surgery Center?

What is Rockford Ambulatory Surgery Center?

Rockford Ambulatory Surgery Center has been serving Rockford and the surrounding communities since August of 1994. Since that time, over 90,000 procedures have been performed in our state-of-the-art facility.

Our goal at Rockford Ambulatory Surgery Center is to provide the highest quality outpatient surgical services and pain management for the best value to our patients, customers and community.

Our facility has met accreditation standards for the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), is certified by Medicare, and licensed by the State of Illinois. The accreditation process sets standards for our practices of patient care, safety, quality efforts, administrative involvement, medical record maintenance and professional development of our staff. This process sets high stardards for us to maintain in order to provide the best quality of patient care.
Because Rockford Ambulatory Surgery Center is independent, physicians are not employed by the facility. You and/or your physician can make the decision to have your procedure at Rockford Ambulatory Surgery Center.

100% patient satisfaction is our main goal.

100% patient satisfaction is our main goal.

Because we are interested in meeting our patients' and families' expectations, we request that all of our patients complete and return a Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Our facility has an outstanding record of patient satisfaction. Our standards for high-quality care are demonstrated in our patients' positive responses to our survey. Patients like the follow-up phone calls from our nursing staff and the friendly environment our staff helps to create. We continuously assess how we can improve our facility and the services we offer.

Patient comfort is of the utmost importance. In addition to the warm, comfortable design of the center, our highly trained professional staff makes sure that every outpatient surgical experience is centered around you, the patient.
Rockford Ambulatory Surgery Center is ideal for pediatric surgery. Children are more comfortable at the center because of our warm and personal setting. Our staff offers attentive individualized care for children. Parents stay with their children right up to the time of surgery, and join them in recovery soon after the procedure.
At Rockford Ambulatory Surgery Center, there is minimal paper work during your registration. Due to our unique scheduling system, we anticipate that your surgery will be done on time, so there is less waiting time once you arrive. We offer free parking with a drive-up covered entrance and discharge area.
Average Annual Patient Visits5,635
Infection Rate0.1%
Hospital Admission Rate0.04%
Average Surgery Time38 min.
Average Recovery Room Time59 min.
Patient Satisfaction Rating98.9%

Our patients' privacy and confidentiality is of the utmost importance to us. The Center provides the individual a private presurgical room where family can accompany the patient prior to surgery. Private family meeting rooms are provided for discussions with the patient's physician following the procedure.

We view health care as a partnership between you and your caregivers. We respect your rights, values and dignity. We also ask that you recognize the responsibilities that come with being a patient, both for your own well-being as well as for that of your fellow patients and caregivers. Please read and exercise these rights and responsibilities as outlined here. Should you or your designated guardian, advocate or representative feel at any time that your rights as a Rockford Ambulatory Surgery Center patient have been violated, please contact our Administrator at (815) 226-3300.

If custody or guardianship of a patient has been awarded by a court of law, original court papers must be presented prior to surgery.

Realize substantial cost savings.

Realize substantial cost savings

It’s a fact. You’ll pay substantially less if you have your outpatient surgery performed at Rockford Ambulatory Surgery Center.

Depending on your health plan’s coinsurance amount, your out-of-pocket savings could be 30% or more for the same procedure, performed by the same surgeon. Plus, at Rockford Ambulatory Surgery Center, you also get outstanding care. Our patients give us a 99.9% rating for satisfaction.

Most insurance companies and employers favor outpatient surgery. Some tailor reimbursement schedules as an incentive to use outpatient centers. We suggest that you confirm your coverage; always check with your insurance provider.

  • AETNA Heath, Inc.
  • The Alliance (Employer Health Care Alliance Cooperative)
  • Beechstreet (Multiplan)
  • BlueCross/BlueShield PPO and HMO/Physicians Care Network (PCN)
  • Choice Care Network (Humana)
  • Corvel Corporation (Core-Care Work Comp)
  • Coventry Health (Personal Care, Note: Swedes employees will be out of network for Tier 1)
  • ECOH/ECOH River Valley
  • Freeport Health Network (through Northern Illinois Health Plans)
  • HFN (Health Care Finest Network)
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Replacement Policies
  • Multiplan
  • One Health PPO/HMO (Great West Insurance)
  • PHCS
  • Preferred Plan Inc. (formerly Benesight)
  • United Healthcare