Anesthesia Billing: Fixed-Price Billing Model for Regional Hospitals

Anesthesia billing is different from other types of medical billing. Additional conversion factors, time factors, modifiers, and more make it extremely complicated. While your current in-house or outsourced billers have optimized for other types of medical billing, the fact is, … Continue reading

Anesthesiologist Taxes: End-of-Year Tax Bill Updates

by Courtney Diderrich This is a follow-up post regarding some of the 2018 tax bill changes. For a more comprehensive overview of all the changes made, check out our other posts on personal taxes and business taxes. With the end … Continue reading

Anesthesia Seminars 2019: Anesthesia Seminars, Simulations, and Certification Programs

(Updated Oct 2018) As 2018 comes to a close, you should start thinking about which conferences and seminars you want to work into your schedule for next year. Here’s our round-up of the top anesthesia events in 2019* (To see … Continue reading


Anesthesia Conferences 2019

(Updated Sept 2018) As 2018 comes to a close, you should start thinking about which conferences you want to work into your schedule for next year. Here’s our round-up of the top anesthesia conferences in 2019*. (If you want to … Continue reading

Anesthesia Billing: Medical Billing Analysis Process

Anesthesia billing is hard. Yes, we have said it over and over but it’s true. Without the right tools, people, and expertise in billing and collections you could be losing money (anywhere between 5 and 15 percent of your potential … Continue reading

Anesthesia Billing Consultants: Comprehensive Consulting Services

We have noticed that too many anesthesia billing companies and consultants focus on the trees instead of the forest when it comes to anesthesia billing. Their focus is often entirely on the mechanics of the anesthesia billing process. While the … Continue reading

Anesthesia Billing Companies | How to Pick the Right Anesthesia Billing Company

Whether you are an independent anesthesiologist group or in charge of hospital revenue, picking the right billing company is critical to maximizing revenue. While there are many anesthesia billing companies out there, not all are created equal. Jump to:Anesthesia Billing … Continue reading

Need a Laugh? Anesthesiologist and Anesthesia Jokes

Stuck in the OR waiting for surgery and need a good laugh? Exhausted from a long day and trying to get your colleague to crack a smile? Check out our anesthesiologist joke generator for some of our favorite anesthesia and … Continue reading

Physicians Accounting is Now Fusion Anesthesia Solutions

Physicians Accounting is becoming Fusion Anesthesia Solutions. Don’t worry, you will still have the same great service and the same great team. We are just working under a new name to reflect our expanded offerings. Here’s a little more background … Continue reading

The Best Anesthesia Billing Services Increase Hospital Revenue

Hospitals and healthcare organizations are under constant pressure to optimize operations while remaining within strict budget guidelines. Every department must find ways to cut costs or, even better, increase revenue. By using the best anesthesia billing services, it is possible … Continue reading

The Best Anesthesia Billing Services Increase Take Home

Anesthesia billing is more than just coding and submitting claims, collecting whatever money comes in, and calling it a day. It takes detail-oriented coding specialists, anesthesia-specific expertise, precise reconciliation processes, and extensive follow up. It’s Important to Understand How the … Continue reading

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Anesthesia Revenue Management: What would extra revenue mean for your practice?

What could your practice do with an extra $10k, $50k, or $100k? Increase your take-home pay? Give your employees raises? Increase staff with CRNAs or employed anesthesiologists? Increasing revenue to achieve these goals might be as simple as changing your … Continue reading

How Anesthesiologists Lose Money by Saving Money

We’ve been providing billing services for anesthesiologists for over 40 years. Our clients are smart folks. So it always astounds us when we see anesthesiologists making basic business errors when it comes to selecting a billing company. Here’s the flawed … Continue reading

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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

Accounting for Anesthesiologists | End of Year Accounting: Here’s What You Need to Prepare

The end of the year is quickly approaching. In order for your accountant to best serve you, there are a few end of year to-do items that need to be completed and submitted. Keep in mind that the holidays tend … 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

Accountants for Anesthesiology: Specialized Accounting Services

As an anesthesiologist, you’ve earned the right to be called a specialist. Nobody can do your job but you: not a cardiologist, not a general practitioner, not a plumber. Shouldn’t your accountants be just as specialized you are? Fusion Anesthesia … 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

Anesthesiology Accounting | Accountants for Anesthesiology

Anesthesiology accounting: one of the many anesthesia practice services offered by Fusion Anesthesia. For over 40 years, Fusion Anesthesia has been providing accounting, tax advice, bill paying, and payroll services to anesthesiologists. You’re a specialist. Shouldn’t your accountant be one … Continue reading


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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