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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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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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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

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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