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Will You Join Us In Helping the Homeless This Holiday Season?

Working Together to Raise Money to Provide 1,000 Coats!The MiraMed Family of Companies has created the MiraMed Circle of Warmth Campaign and partnered with an exceptional project called the Empowerment Plan, a Detroit-based nonprofit organization focused on permanently elevating families from the generational cycle of homelessness. The project hire...
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2018 Physician Fee Schedule Includes Modest Anesthesia Increase

The 2018 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in the Federal Register on November 15, 2017 has set a national conversion factor (CF) of $35.9996 for non-anesthesia services. This includes all evaluation and management codes as well as all surgical procedures. This represents a 0.5 percent po...
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Negotiating Exclusive Hospital Arrangements: Strategies for Anesthesia Groups from AIAPM (Part 1)

In an anesthesia market rife with consolidation, mergers and acquisitions, the threat of shrinking payments due to new and complex payment programs, and general uncertainty on the regulatory and legislative fronts, the need for anesthesia groups to be solidly aligned with their hospitals is, at present, exceptionally strong. In a session at the rec...
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Anesthesia Business Consultants to Attend the MGMA 2016 Anesthesia Conference

Anesthesia Business Consultants (ABC), a leading provider in billing and practice management for anesthesia and pain management specialty, is pleased to announce they will be serving as Diamond Sponsor, as well as attending the Medical Group Management Association’s 2016 Anesthesia Conference, being held this weekend, May 5 – 7, 2016, at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD.  Whether you are new to anesthesiology/pain management or an experienced administrator, the MGMA 2016 Anesthesia Conference will provide practical education that will include peer-to-peer interaction, tools and techniques and in-depth learning experiences designed to help you and your practice succeed.ABC will be premiering the availability of its Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) program.  The QCDR is the next stage of the government’s transition to value-based payments.  ABC's new QCDR program demonstrates our strong commitment to clients, the industry and compliance with these governmental quality programs.Payment models are getting even more complex...
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ABC Announces Release of the Fall Issue of The Communiqué

Anesthesia Business Consultants (ABC), a leading provider in billing and practice management for the anesthesia and pain management specialty, is pleased to announce the release of the fall issue of its quarterly newsletter, The Communiqué.The Communiqué is dedicated to publishing articles and advice, specific to the anesthesia and pain management community that are practical and tangible.  The Communiqué is complimentary.  It features articles focusing on the latest hot topics for anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists, pain management specialists, anesthesia practice administrators and especially C-Suite executives in health systems where anesthesia is an important factor.ABC is pleased to provide The Communiqué electronically as well as in hard-copy versions.The fall 2015 issue features articles designed to help readers navigate the changes in the world of anesthesia.  The Perioperative Surgical Home: “Right for our Group?” by Rick Bushnell, MD, MBA, a private practice anesthesiologist in Southern California, is a shining example of the response that the...
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