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ASC REVENUE CYCLE SPECIALISTS

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INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

We are experts in the ASC revenue cycle industry, and we are regularly asked to write articles and speak nationally on cutting edge and pressing issues facing ambulatory surgery centers. See below for some of what our people had to say on such topics.

Throughout this pandemic, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued guidance surrounding elective/non-essential procedures and the COVID-19 response. In addition, many states have issued executive orders requiring the postponement of elective surgeries in ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs). Similar to the CMS guidance on adult elective surgeries, many of these states have included […]

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By Scott Allen, Vice President, Managed Care Contracting, National Medical Billing Services With the shift to value-based healthcare, more procedures are being performed in ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs). In fact, according to the United States Ambulatory Surgery Center Market Report 2019, from 2015-2022, the proportion of outpatient cases performed in ASCs is expected to increase […]

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ST LOUIS, February 12, 2020 – National Medical Billing Services recognizes the 50th anniversary of the ambulatory surgery center (ASC). On this date in 1970, Surgicenter opened its doors in Phoenix, Ariz. Five physicians performed procedures and an industry was born. “As we celebrate this industry milestone, we should be proud of our achievements,” said […]

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Tim Fuchs, VP of Business Development, speaks on overcoming billing and financial challenges in an ASC National Medical Billing Services, the premier healthcare revenue cycle company focused strictly on ambulatory surgery centers and surgical practices, attended and presented at the Idaho Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA) Annual Meeting on January 28-29, 2019. This year’s conference […]

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Key Steps for ASCs to Maximize Quality and Profitability of Total Joint Replacements Total joint replacement surgeries are projected to grow rapidly in the coming years, and there will be a significant migration of these cases from the inpatient to the outpatient setting.  Consider the following: The number of hip and knee joint replacement surgeries […]

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Contracts are a critical component of a successful financial strategy for nearly every facility.  While often underestimated, small changes in your managed care contracts can have big impacts on your bottom line.  Here are 6 tips that your surgery center might want to consider as you look to get the most out of managed care […]

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Achieve Long-Term Growth with Revenue Cycle Management With no intended slight to the fine financial advisers who help physicians and others manage their investment portfolios, Ambulatory Surgery Center physician owners concerned with long-term wealth creation often need to look no further than their own facilities to improve their net worth. Improving each component of a […]

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“Hospital/ASC Joint Ventures” Discussion Nader Samii, CEO, spoke at the Becker’s Hospital Review 8th Annual Meeting, Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago, IL, in a joint presentation with Bill Hazen, CEO of The Surgery Center at Pelham. The exclusive conference brought together hospital business and strategy leaders to discuss how to […]

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