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March 31, 2023
by Rita Astani

Why Your Practice Should Outsource Anesthesia Medical Billing

Anesthesia billing is a complex process that can be a burden for inexperienced staff members who are already managing too many tasks. To maximize cash flow while remaining compliant with the ever-changing rules and regulations, consider the benefits an expert anesthesiology billing company can provide. How Outsourcing Anesthesia Billing Can Help Your Practice Outsourcing anesthesia […]

March 30, 2023
by Rita Astani

Billing for Anesthesia Services; How to Reduce Claim Denials

Minimizing claim denials is the goal of every medical biller because denied claims represent delayed or lost revenue. With proper processes and workflows in place, your medical billers can quickly and effectively avoid or resolve denials that directly impact your billing costs and revenue.  Below are the best practices to proactively reduce claim denials. Understand […]

March 24, 2023
by Rita Astani

How Is Anesthesia Time Calculated for Coding and Billing?

Anesthesia medical billing and coding rely on accurate documentation of services, including reporting time units. Failing to calculate time properly can result in denied or rejected claims, which impacts your facility’s revenue. Below, we explain how to calculate anesthesia time units and break down their integral role in billing and coding. Understanding the Basics of […]

March 24, 2023
by Rita Astani

Why Is Time Important When Billing for Anesthesia Services?

Billing for anesthesia services may seem more complicated than other services, such as primary or specialty care. One of the essential components of anesthesia billing is time, which is not typically included as a core piece of the billing process for other billing services. Accurate documentation of time ensures the anesthesiologist can focus on compliance […]

March 10, 2023
by Rita Astani

The Advantages of Outsourcing Anesthesiology Billing Services

It is not enough to rely on a few staff members to handle the complexity of anesthesia billing when they are already wearing too many hats at work. If you want to maximize your revenue while staying compliant with rules and regulations, consider the value that an expert anesthesiology billing company can bring to your […]

March 10, 2023
by Rita Astani

5 Myths About Anesthesiology Medical Billing

Anesthesiology encompasses perioperative care before, during, and after surgery. Anesthesia providers, like anesthesiologists and anesthesiology assistants, administer different services and levels of care that should be billed separately and through a detailed documentation process. Anesthesiology is a complicated and multifaceted service, and anesthesiology medical billing can be time-consuming and sensitive to errors without billing expertise. […]

February 23, 2023
by Rita Astani

5 Anesthesia Medical Billing Mistakes That Can Cost Practices Money

Medical billing for anesthesia services can be more complicated than common healthcare claims because anesthesia is billed and coded separately from the procedure itself. This unique characteristic of anesthesia billing leaves room for errors. The complexities of anesthesia billing should be carefully considered to avoid denials or delayed payments. Errors in the billing process can […]

February 23, 2023
by Rita Astani

Revenue Cycle Management: Tips for Improving Anesthesia Medical Billing Efficiency

Anesthesia medical billing is a complex component of medicine, requiring accuracy down to the milliliter of dosing for a patient. As intricate as the science of anesthesia is, the revenue cycle is just as challenging. It demands a high level of knowledge from a team that understands the importance of preciseness in coding and billing […]