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Anesthesia billing should be easy but understanding all the modifiers and codes, plus the effort it takes to get what you’re owed is challenging. Learn more about all the elements of anesthesia billing.

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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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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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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

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

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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