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How the New Tax Bill Will Impact Anesthesiologists’ Personal Taxes

This article is about how the new tax bill changes personal taxes. If you want to know the types of changes that have been made to anesthesiologist business taxes click here. On December 20, 2017, Congress passed a new tax … Continue reading

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How the New Tax Bill Impacts Anesthesiologists’ Business Taxes

This article is about how the new tax bill will impact anesthiologist business taxes. We also have an article on how the new tax bill will impact your personal taxes as an anesthesiologist. Back in December, Congress approved the biggest … Continue reading

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Anesthesia Billing | Anesthesia Modifiers: Gotta Catch ‘Em All

When it comes to medical billing, surgeons have it easy. After the surgery is performed, they use a single CPT code that covers everything from the procedure itself to all pre-op and post-op visits with the patient. It’s as simple … Continue reading

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Optimizing Anesthesiologist Schedules: The Essential Data You Need to Know

As an independent anesthesiology group competing with national chains, it’s critical that you’re collecting the maximum revenue you’re entitled to. The main benefit of working with Fusion Anesthesia is that we can help you increase your take-home by an additional … Continue reading

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Increasing Hospital Anesthesia Revenue

Hospitals and health systems are facing more competition and belt-tightening than ever before. The financial impact of bundled payments, the increasing costs of staff and supplies, and rising drug prices mean that hospitals need to maximize their revenue wherever it’s … Continue reading

Anesthesia Practice | Part 1: Setting Up Your Anesthesia Practice

This is part one of a multi-part series on setting up an anesthesia practice. In this post, we’ll be discussing the basics of setting up an anesthesia practice. In part two we will review everything you need to consider when … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: How the New Tax Bill Will Impact Anesthesiologists

Note: This webinar has already taken place. You can watch the recording here, or see the latest updates on our blog. The new tax bill has everyone on edge. The 600-page document significantly changes the US tax program and impacts … Continue reading

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Anesthesia Billing is Not a Commodity

We have said it before, and we will say it again…and again and again: anesthesia billing is complicated. It is not a generic commodity service. Hospitals and anesthesia groups that treat it that way will get burned through a loss … Continue reading

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Negotiating with Hospitals: How Anesthesiologists Can Get the Best Deal for Themselves, Their Facilities, and Their Patients

It’s no secret that life is becoming more challenging for independent anesthesia groups. Large anesthesia chains, like Somnia, MEDNAX, Sheridan, and NAPA, are becoming the provider of choice for many hospitals. At the same time, hospitals are becoming more demanding, … Continue reading

Anesthesia Billing: Revenue Cycle Management Services

Revenue cycle management is a central component of all healthcare billing, but is particularly important for anesthesia billing, as most practitioners don’t have much of a back-office staff (if any). Anesthesiologists that want to ensure they’re getting paid 100% of … Continue reading

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Anesthesia Billing: Not as Easy as It Should Be

Anesthesia billing and revenue management should be easy. In a perfect world, it would look something like this: Anesthesiology services are performed. The anesthesiologist writes up their notes by hand or in an EHR and hands it off to their billing … Continue reading

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Anesthesia Billing Services: We Advocate for You

As a working physician, you already know that the billing and collection process in the America is fundamentally broken. Most anesthesiologists collect less than they are entitled to receive for their services. This isn’t due to coding disputes or rejected … Continue reading

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Anesthesia Practice Management: Anesthesiologists Are “Lone Wolves” No More

As the healthcare industry shifts toward value-based reimbursements, it’s no secret that hospitals are finding the transition difficult. As an anesthesiologist, you’ve probably seen your hospital struggling to balance improving efficiency and outcomes while lowering costs. To meet these demands, … Continue reading

Anesthesia Billing Consultants: Getting You More of the Money You Earned

As an anesthesiologist, your main concern is the comfort and safety of your patients. You shouldn’t have to deal with the complexities of medical billing, which is why you rely on an anesthesia billing consultant to handle the nitty gritty … Continue reading

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Anesthesiologist Salaries: Receive Your Full Compensation

According to recent findings, while most physician salaries have been relatively stagnant for the past decade, anesthesiologist salaries in the United States have been continuing to increase. However, many anesthesiologists are not feeling the full benefits of this increase in … Continue reading

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Accounts Receivable Medical Billing: The Myth of 30 Days

What is Days in Accounts Receivable? Days in Accounts Receivable = the average time from performing services to receiving payments. It’s also known as Accounts Receivable Days and Days Sales Outstanding (DSO). Generally speaking, lower is better. But not if … Continue reading

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Changing Anesthesia Billing Services

Handing over your entire revenue stream to a third-party is a big deal. Whether you’re changing from another medical billing company or transitioning from a full or part-time employee, you might have concerns that cash flow could be disrupted or … Continue reading

Our Secret Nerd Sauce

If you talk to most billing companies they’ll tell you that they collect the maximum amount possible for their clients. But if you talk to our clients, they’ll consistently tell you that we collect 5-15% more revenue than their previous … Continue reading

Anesthesiology Billing: Why We Never Lose a Client

At Fusion Anesthesiology, we’re experts at coding clean claims, collecting every dime our anesthesiologists are owed by payers, and safely minimizing our client’s tax bills. But the sad truth is we’re not very good salespeople. Oftentimes, after we make our … Continue reading

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Anesthesia Practice Management

The principals of Fusion Anesthesia have been providing practice management and billing service for anesthesiologists for over 40 years. Unlike other anesthesia practice management companies, Fusion Anesthesia bundles our services in to a comprehensive package that provides complete answers with … Continue reading

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Anesthesiologist Billing: How to Maximize Revenue

Billing and revenue management for anesthesiology should be easy. Anesthesiology services are performed. The anesthesiologist writes up their notes by hand or in an EHR and hands it off to their billing company. A coding technician looks up the appropriate … Continue reading

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Top 5 Signs You Need To Change Anesthesiology Billing Providers

Evaluating the performance of their current billing company is quite hard for most anesthesiologists. At Fusion Anesthesiology, we’ve been serving anesthesiologists for over 40 years. Many of our clients tell us they didn’t realize what they were missing until after … Continue reading

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