Anesthesia Business Consultants’ Fall 2016 Issue of The Communiqué—Current News for the Anesthesia Specialty—Available Now

JACKSON, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Anesthesia Business Consultants (ABC), a leading provider in billing and
practice management for the anesthesia and pain management specialty, is
pleased to announce that the Fall 2016 issue of its quarterly
newsletter, The
, is now available.

The Communiqué is a publication dedicated to bringing practical
and tangible articles and advice, specific to the anesthesia and pain
management community. The Communiqué features articles focusing
on the latest hot topics for anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists, pain
management specialists and anesthesia practice administrators. ABC
offers The Communiqué electronically as well as in hard copy,
both on a complimentary basis.

Tony Mira, President & CEO explains, “If you are a regular reader of The
, then the Fall 2016 issue will be of interest to you. We
always strive to provide articles and advice that are practical and
relevant and this issue is not an exception.”

One of the topics of interest throughout this year has been the ICD-10
transition. But how has it actually affected the anesthesia community?
Jody Locke, MA, ABC’s Vice President of Anesthesia and Pain Management
Services, explores that in What Do We Really Know About ICD-10’s
Potential Impact of Anesthesia?
We also have some new authors this
issue; Amanda K. Jester, JD and Ashleigh VanLandingham, JD, both from
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLC explore legalities you may wish to be
aware of in What Anesthesiologists Need to Know About Enforcement of
Non-Compete Agreements.

For these and past Communiqué articles, please log on to ABC’s
website at
and click the link to view the electronic version of The
online. To be put on the automated email notification
list, please send your email address to
We look forward to providing you with compliance, coding and practice
management news through The Communiqué.

Anesthesia Business Consultants

Anesthesia Business Consultants (ABC), established in 1979, is the
nation’s largest billing and practice management company dedicated to
the complex and intricate specialty of anesthesia and pain management.
The heart of our perioperative suite of products is ABC’s proprietary
practice management software F1RSTAnesthesia. Our newest tool is
F1RSTClient, the premier client portal that allows clients’
secure and seamless access to ABC’s applications. F1RSTAnalytics,
our powerful suite of dashboards and reports, provides “Insight at Your
Fingertips” offering real-time data prowess and providing the data to
aid in operating your anesthesia practice as an effective clinical
organization and successful business. Our solutions provide accurate,
prompt and complete billing and revenue cycle management. Our exclusive
focus improves your cash flow and profitability. Visit ABC at:


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