Anesthesia Business Consultants’ Winter 2020 Issue of Communiqué—Current News for the Anesthesia Specialty—Available Now

11:07 EST 15 Jan 2020 | Businesswire
Anesthesia Business Consultants

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 Winter 2020 issue of its quarterly newsletter, Communiqué, is now available.

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

Tony Mira, president & CEO explains, “This issue of Communiqué embraces the new decade and its new challenges, along with revisiting some of the issues that we’ve faced over the years that still remain pertinent.”

Longtime contributor, Mark F. Weiss, JD, owner of The Mark F. Weiss Law Firm, explores the continuing nuances of mastering the evolution of anesthesia in New Cases, New Tools in the Fight Against the “Company Model” Kickback Scheme. Mr. Weiss gives practical yet insightful tips for understanding the Company Model and what you can do to keep your group on track.

New first-time author, Justin Vaughn, MDiv, CPC, vice president of anesthesia compliance, MiraMed Global Services, tackles the timely challenge of leadership development with Passing the Baton: Grooming the Next Generation of Group Leaders. So many practices have great leadership and management today, but who will lead and manage them in the future? This is one of the truly critical issues most anesthesia groups need to address.

Turning our attention away from anesthesia management, our next article, Funding a Private Investment Opportunity: Practical Tips for Physicians is brought to us by new author Cary Zimmerman, Esq., along with returning author Kathryn Hickner, Esq., both of Kohrman, Jackson & Krantz LLP. They have offered a most interesting set of suggestions and considerations for investment opportunities for our readers. There is a plethora of good advice here.

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

About 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. ABC’s quality reporting program for all clients is able to ensure compliance with MACRA and can be extended to cover any quality initiatives requested by payers or the facility. Our registry allows participation and successful compliance with the MIPS measures, ensures providers are protected from payment adjustments and offers bonuses for successful reporting. Join the 10,000,000+ patients and 7,000+ anesthesia clinicians already reporting their performance through the MiraMed certified registry program.

The heart of our perioperative suite of products is ABC’s proprietary practice management software F1RSTAnesthesia. F1RSTClient, the premier client portal, 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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