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ASC REVENUE CYCLE SPECIALISTS

Because Specialization Matters.

The ASC Revenue Cycle. Its all we do.

It’s all we think about. And it shows.

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.

Q: For ASCs that perform gastroenterology procedures, what are some essential gastroenterology revenue cycle metrics to track? Nader Samii: Before we dive deep into the revenue cycle, there are several operational metrics that are critical to achieving strong financial performance for gastroenterology ASCs. These include operating room (OR) utilization rates; time per procedure; overhead as […]

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Nader Samii, JD/MBA, Chief Executive Officer, National Medical Billing Services Lindsay Gross, Executive Vice President, Operations, National Medical Billing Services In mid-March, hospitals across the country halted elective surgeries due to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. While many ASCs did experience initial shock—volume across the nation dropped 80% between February and April—most ASCs have now rebounded to […]

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ST. LOUIS, June 18, 2020 – National Medical Billing Services, a national healthcare revenue cycle management company that specializes in servicing ambulatory surgery centers and their affiliated surgeons, was the sole Corporate Sponsor for the first Becker’s Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC + The Future of Spine Virtual Event on June 17-19. Due to […]

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Nader Samii, JD/MBA, CEO, National Medical Billing Services; Alison Kuley CPC, Member NASS Coding Committee 2019-2022 – Senior Spine Coder at National Medical Billing Services How to Effectively and Profitably Move Spine into Your ASC In Part I of this article series, we discussed the trends that are driving numerous spinal procedures to the ambulatory surgery center […]

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St. Louis Business Journal recognizes National Medical Billing Services as a Best Place to Work for the third straight year National Medical Billing Services, the premier healthcare revenue cycle management company known to increase efficiency and cash flow in ambulatory surgery centers, today announced that it has been named in St. Louis Business Journal’s 2019 […]

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Scott Becker of Becker’s Healthcare interviews Nader Samii, National Medical Billing Services CEO, about revenue cycle business Becker’s Healthcare is known as the primary source of business and legal information for executives in the healthcare industry. Their portfolio contains five notable trade publications and utilizes multiple digital platforms to distribute E-Weeklies, webinars and more. Scott […]

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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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Addressing challenges and taking advantage of big data will empower your ASC to succeed H. Jackson Brown, Jr., the American author who wrote Life’s Little Instruction Book, contends that “nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity.” It’s an observation that healthcare leaders should take heed of – as there appears to be ample opportunity […]

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CHICAGO, June 11, 2018 – National Medical Billing Services, a healthcare revenue cycle management company known for driving productivity and increasing cash flow for ambulatory surgery centers, is presenting on critical ASC industry topics at the 16th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Future of Spine, an annual conference hosted by Becker’s […]

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As healthcare shifts to value-based care, ASCs need to not only deliver quality care at a reduced cost, they need to prove that they are doing so as well. Consumers are now paying for a greater percentage of their healthcare bills. The average annual out-of-pocket costs per patient rose almost 230 percent between 2006 and […]

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Use meaningful KPIs to help drive your business forward Going . . . going . . . gone! Everyone wants the homerun hitting hero on their team. And, for many years, professional baseball teams paid big money to sign up the likes of Barry Bonds, Hank Aaron, Alex Rodriguez and Sammy Sosa. Michael Lewis’ 2003 […]

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Session to cover revenue cycle KPIs and their impact on healthcare. ST. LOUIS, April 9, 2018 – Nader Samii, CEO of National Medical Billing Services, a national healthcare revenue cycle management company that specializes in servicing ambulatory surgery centers and their affiliated surgeons, will deliver introductory remarks on Wednesday, April 11, to open ASCA 2018, […]

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St. Louis, MO, December 15, 2017. National Medical Billing Services, a national healthcare revenue cycle management company, hosted its 7th annual Holiday Charity Drive to benefit children in need. Throughout the month of December, the employees of National Medical contribute new, unwrapped gifts to four St. Louis area charities and one charity servicing the Cuba, […]

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Panel discussion to focus on managed care contracting, building relationships and the hospital/ASC revenue cycle National Medical will be featured speakers in a panel discussion at the Becker’s Hospital Review 3rd Annual Health IT and Revenue Cycle Conference. The conference is to be held September 21st-23rd at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago, IL. Nader Samii, […]

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High Profile Acquisitions Show That Analysts Believe Strongly In The Growth Prospects Of The ASC Market Merger and acquisition activity in the ambulatory surgery center (ASC) arena has drastically increased in the past two years. This flurry of activity has left many in the ASC market wondering what this might mean for their centers, as […]

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National Medical Named a ‘Top Workplace’ in St. Louis National Medical Billing Services, a national healthcare revenue cycle management company that specializes in servicing ambulatory surgery centers and their affiliated surgeons, today announced that it has been named to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s 2017 “Top Workplaces” list, the third year in a row that National […]

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National Medical Executives to Headline Becker’s 15th Annual Conference Industry-leading RCM provider opens conference as keynote sponsor, addresses complex, specialized RCM scenarios National Medical is the keynote sponsor at the 15th Annual Spine, Orthopedic, and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Future of Spine, an annual conference hosted by Becker’s ASC Review at the Swissotel […]

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National Medical Executives to Speak on “The New Look of Healthcare Reimbursement.” Session will offer a bird’s eye view to the new look of healthcare reimbursement Executives Nader Samii, CEO, and Lisa Rock, President, will be featured speakers as part of the Becker’s ASC Review 2017 Webinar Series. Their topic, “The New Look of Healthcare […]

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With the recent slowing of the previously rapid growth in physician-owned ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) nationwide, hospitals and health systems are increasingly seizing the opportunity to improve their preparedness for value-based care by acquiring or partnering with such ASCs Ambulatory surgery centers (ASC’s) have become known throughout the healthcare industry for providing a high quality, convenient and cost-effective experience […]

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In his book “Better: A Surgeon’s Notes on Performance,” best-selling author Dr. Atul Gawande traces the origins of the first pricing method for surgical services all the way back to ancient Babylon, where surgeons were paid 10 shekels for “any lifesaving operation.” It wouldn’t be until three decades ago, however, that standardized pricing methods became […]

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Industry-leading RCM provider opens conference as keynote sponsor, addresses complex RCM scenarios National Medical Billing Services is a platinum sponsor and the keynote sponsor at the Becker’s ASC 23rd Annual Meeting – The Business and Operations of ASCs, an annual conference hosted by Becker’s ASC Review at the Swissotel in Chicago. The conference is one […]

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Session will highlight cybersecurity, technology infrastructure and data analytics specific to the healthcare environment Nader Samii, CEO, and TJ Rock, Vice President of Technology, of National Medical Billing Services, will be the featured speakers today at 1:00 pm ET, as a part of Becker’s ASC Review’s 2016 Webinar Series. Today’s topic, “How Your Technology Environment […]

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Technology has paved the way for more procedures to transition into the outpatient arena, and the growth of ambulatory surgery centers has surged in the last several years. With the additional business, surgery centers can accumulate more revenue. “The evolution of value-based care will benefit ASCs in a meaningful way. If payers begin to see […]

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For the 50 years leading up to the enactment of the Affordable Care Act of 2009, total healthcare spending grew by more than 800 percent in the United States, ultimately accounting for nearly 20 percent of the nation’s economy by the end of the last decade, according to the consulting firm McKinsey and Company. Bending […]

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National Medical Billing Services, a national healthcare revenue cycle management company that specializes in servicing ambulatory surgery centers and their affiliated surgeons, today announced that it has been named to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s 2016 “Top Workplaces” list, ranking seventh in the midsize category. The newspaper’s annual award is based solely on employee feedback. Over […]

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When Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare Corp. announced a joint venture in March 2015 with United Surgical Partners International, it created the largest single ASC operator in the U.S. What’s more, with 250-plus outpatient surgical facilities and 20 imaging centers, once fully integrated, the combined entity — and its patients — will likely benefit from its unprecedented scale, […]

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Industry-leading RCM provider opens conference as keynote sponsor, addresses complex, specialized RCM scenarios National Medical Billing Services, a national healthcare revenue cycle management company that specializes in servicing ambulatory surgery centers and their affiliated surgeons, is the keynote sponsor at the 14th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Future of Spine, […]

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Industry-leading RCM provider will open conference, lead collection strategies session Nader Samii, CEO of National Medical Billing Services, will deliver introductory remarks on Thursday, May 19, to open ASCA 2016, this year’s annual Ambulatory Surgery Center Association conference in Dallas. “Preferred by patients and leading adopters of technology, ambulatory surgery centers are at the forefront […]

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