Public payer percentages are growing — 3 considerations

A growing number of surgical patients are covered by public payers, according to Anesthesia Business Consultants President and CEO Tony Mira.

Three key considerations for anesthesia practices evaluating the impact of growing public payer percentages:

1. The rates associated with each payer type for the practice
2. The migration of cases from inpatient to outpatient settings
3. Basic demographic trends and the projected effects over time

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