It’s time to celebrate all the dedicated and hardworking CRNAs! MBM supports CRNAs year-round through anesthesia billing, coding, credentialing, and more.
Do you know the “D-codes”? It may seem tricky, but with proper planning, they’re easy to navigate. Learn more about anesthesia billing for dental insurance!
In July, the Medicare sequestration rate rose back to 2%. Here is what you need to know about the Medicare sequestration cuts and their impact on your anesthesia practice.
CRNA credentialing and re-credentialing are necessities that can be unwieldy and time-consuming if not handled properly. Gathering your certifications and licensures ahead of time is key, in addition to how you are storing this sensitive information. Let’s discuss what this process entails.
Last month, the Alabama legislature enacted a few significant changes that will affect your anesthesia practice. The wake of changes from Covid-19 continues to ripple down in laws such as these, as they represent efforts to expand access to affordable anesthesia care across the state. For anesthesia providers, this is good news. These changes will greatly increase the capacity of your practice.
Calculating time units for anesthesia billing and coding is extremely important. Failure to do so accurately can result in denied or delayed claims, which negatively impacts revenue. It can also result in audits which can further hurt a practice's revenue and reputation. Here is a guide to correctly calculating time units for all claims and […]
It can be difficult to decide which billing option is better for your practice: in-house or outsourced. To help with this decision, ask yourself some questions. Which option gives you the most comfort with the process? Which option gives you the best ROI? To answer this, let’s ask some questions about your practice. What is […]
There are no do-overs in coding and billing for anesthesia services. You get one chance, and you have to get it right. Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, as they say. The cost of incorrect documentation can be high - both in lost reimbursement and in non-compliance. You also can’t rely on someone […]
As we’ve mentioned before, aging populations, an increase of cardiovascular conditions, and patient pain management will lead to a rise in the need for anesthesia services leading up to 2025 and beyond. CMS is constantly refining codes as changes in surgeries and procedures require billing costs that accurately reflect them. In 2022, most of these […]
Soneaqua Flanagan joined the Medical Business Management team in November of 2000. Before this, she had several years of experience working in hospitals and other medical billing companies. With over 30 years of experience in healthcare management and 22 years at MBM, she is nothing short of an expert. Soneaqua is a Certified Professional Coder […]