More payors are introducing bundled payment programs, giving surgery centers and hospitals the ability to accept a pre-determined rate for a procedure in exchange for higher volume from the payor. In this scenario, the payor and the facility also work together to determine quality goals that the facility will meet in exchange for additional reimbursement. Adriaan Epps, director of contracting services for abeo, discusses five steps surgery centers and physicians should take during negotiation for bundled payments.
Follow the link to read the full article: 5 Tactics to Negotiate Bundled Payments For Surgery Centers Written by: Rachel Fields with Becker’s ASC Review
ABEO EXPERT SPOTLIGHT features individuals within abeo that have contributed their expertise to help educate others. Adriaan Epps is among abeo’s growing business services team that is dedicated to providing services like; anesthesia practice management; managed care contracting; OR Efficiency; physician compensation models; and more. Visit abeo’s Business Services web page to learn more.
abeo is a national billing company specializing in complete revenue cycle management and business services that are primarily focused on anesthesia providers and ambulatory surgery centers. We uphold a reputation for providing quality-driven solutions, a high level of personal service and the expertise needed for today’s complex healthcare environment.
abeo Management Corporation (abeo) serves as a leading source of revenue cycle management and practice management with a specialization in anesthesia. The company leverages its people, processes, and software to serve independent practices, surgery centers, hospitals and healthcare systems with a scope of services that include billing, coding, transcription, practice management, and business consulting.