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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

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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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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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