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ASC REVENUE CYCLE SPECIALISTS

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The ASC Revenue Cycle. Its all we do.

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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.

Published on Beckers ASC Review By Paul Cadorette, CPC, COC, CPC-P, COC, CASCC, Director, Training and Education, Coding, and Alison Kuley, CPC, Senior Spine Coder, National Medical Billing Services. Much like the spine itself, medical coding constitutes the backbone of your revenue cycle. As more spinal procedures are performed on an outpatient basis in ambulatory surgery […]

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The Impact of The 2022 CMS Rule Changes on Your ASC and How to Navigate the Change. In recent years, more and more complex surgical procedures have migrated to the ambulatory surgery center (ASC). Advances in technology and surgical technique, strategic patient selection, and payer policy updates have aided in this migration. The recent reversal […]

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Alexandre Rasouli, MD, Cedars Sinai, and Aaron Davis, National Medical Billing Services – Thursday, May 6th, 2021. Originally published on Becker’s ASC Review. CMS Releases Proposed 2021 Medicare Hospital Outpatient and ASC Rule Spine surgeons interested in investing in an ASC have the opportunity to realize significant profit over the next five years. Not only is spine […]

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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, participated in multiple Becker’s Healthcare Virtual Events: Becker’s Healthcare Orthopedics + ASC Virtual Forum on August 26-27th Becker’s Cardiology Virtual Forum on September 14th Becker’s ASC Virtual Events; Part I, Leadership on September […]

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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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Nader Samii, JD/MBA – Chief Executive Officer at National Medical Billing Services and Alison Kuley, CPC, Member NASS coding Committee 2019-2022 – Senior Spine Coder at National Medical Billing Services – Tuesday, May 26th, 2020   “Every success story is a tale of constant adaptation, revision and change.” – Richard Branson Never has this Richard Branson quote been more […]

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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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On Thursday, October 24, 2019, National Medical Billing Services CEO Nader Samii was a participant in the Keynote Panel: The Best Ideas for Growth Today at Becker’s ASC 26th Annual Meeting: The Business and Operations of ASCs. The moderator, Scott Becker, began by explaining that for about 10 years, there was almost zero growth in […]

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On Thursday, October 24, 2019, the ASC Mergers and Acquisitions panel took place at Becker’s ASC 26th Annual Meeting: The Business and Operations of ASCs. National Medical Billing Services CEO Nader Samii participated in the panel along with Matthew Searles, Partner, Merritt Healthcare Advisors and Melissa Szabad, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP. • Big picture. The big picture […]

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CMS Adds Total Knee Arthroplasty to the ASC-payable List: The following codes have been approved in the CMS OPPS final ruling and these codes will become payable in the ASC setting beginning January 1, 2020: 27447 (Total knee arthroplasty) 29867 (Allgrft implnt knee w/scope) 92920 (Prq cardiac angioplast 1 art) 92921 (Prq cardiac angio addl […]

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Written by: Frank Armocida, MD, Surgery Center at Pelham, Bill Hazen, Administrator/CEO, Surgery Center at Pelham and Nader Samii, CEO, National Medical Billing Services At the Surgery Center at Pelham, careful patient management leads to successful total joint replacement surgeries in the outpatient setting, while payer management leads to profitable financial outcomes. “Walking is the […]

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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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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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