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How Much Does Anesthesia Cost?

As patient deductibles increase and value-based reimbursement programs become more prevalent, it is important to understand the complexities behind the cost of anesthesia services.

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Ringing in the New Year with MACRA and MIPS

If you are a healthcare provider and have not yet familiarized yourself with the meaning of these acronyms, this article will provide a basic overview and also give direction on how to implement these systems in 2017.

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Should I Hire or Contract My Anesthesia Services?

Anesthesia is one of the most important and vital services a hospital or surgical center provides to its patients and clients. While the actual service of providing anesthesia may seem simple, the business of anesthesia is unique and complex.

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When Does Anesthesia Time Start and End?

For many years, the defined start and end times an anesthesia provider can bill for have been set, yet many anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists still experience confusion on this important aspect of billing.  Granted, the rules are not exactly black and white, but…

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