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1. 10 Steps to Increase the Life Span of a Surgery Center, by Richard Pence of National Surgical Care and Scott Becker. Click Here

2. Job Opening: Executive Director of Billing Cycle; NY/NJ operations; Facility/Physician billing. In this crucial role you will be responsible for the daily operations of the revenue cycle activities and supervise staff with the organization goal of maximizing reimbursement in a cost effective manner in compliance with federal/state and payer specific billing requirements. If you are interested in this position, please e-mail

3. Operating Expense Analysis Per Case for Surgery Centers by Total Case Volume. Click Here

4. Bill to Fix Automatic Medicare Pay Cut Fails in Senate. Click Here

5. Top 5 Ways to Prepare for Selling Your ASC, by Kenneth Hancock of Meridian Surgical Partners. Click Here

6. ASCOA Acquires Interest in Arizona Surgery Center. Click Here

7. AmSurg Net Earnings for Q3 Up 11%. Click Here

8. University of Nebraska to Build Eye, Outpatient Surgery Center. Click Here

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Anesthesia Healthcare Partners
10 Great Companies to Know

If you'd like more information about or an introduction to any of these companies, please e-mail Scott Becker.

ASCs Inc. ASCs Inc. helps physician-owners of ASCs form strategic relationships with leading ASC management companies and hospitals, and also represents physician-owners of ASCs and medical office building real estate. Learn more about ASCs Inc.

HealthCare Appraisers. HealthCare Appraisers is a nationally recognized valuation and consulting firm providing services exclusively to the healthcare industry. Read more about HealthCare Appraisers.

ProVation Medical. ProVation Medical has created ProVation EHR, an electronic health record designed for busy, cost-conscious ASCs. Learn more about ProVation Medical.

PENTAX Medical Company. PENTAX offers detection and efficiency solutions for video and fiber endoscopy equipment and computer technology/imaging products for diagnostic, therapeutic and research applications in the GI, ENT and pulmonary fields. Learn more about PENTAX.

Anesthesia Healthcare Partners. AHP provides ASCs, hospitals, or office-based practice with the choice of all-inclusive anesthesia service solutions or any combination of those distinct anesthesia service components, which include anesthesia billing, recruitment and practice management. Learn more about AHP.

ASCOA. Since 1984, ASCOA's founders have helped physician-owners start and operate successful facilities; ASCOA currently owns and manages 34 facilities across the country with 14 others in development. Learn more about ASCOA.

Surgical Notes. Surgical Notes is a nationwide provider of medical transcription, coding and other related value-added information technology services for ASCs. Read more about Surgical Notes.

Practice Partners. Practice Partners in Healthcare takes great pride in the development, management and equity ownership with its physician and hospital partners. Read more about Practice Partners.

Serbin Surgery Center Billing. Serbin Surgery Center Billing was founded in 2001 to provide the answer to ASCs' complex and unique billing needs, providing expert and accurate coding, billing, collections, and managed care negotiations solely to the ASC industry. Learn more about SCB.

SourceMedical. SourceMedical is the leading provider of outpatient information solutions and services, collectively serving ASCs and surgical hospitals. Learn more about SourceMedical.

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