ACE Team Articles

Physician Anesthesiologist Week

This week we celebrate all of our friends and colleagues who are Physician Anesthesiologists. Thank you for all that you do for our anesthesia community!   Our team is grateful to know you and work with you!  Anesthesiologists’ passion and knowledge do not go unnoticed and we are here to always be an advocate for your work! 

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2023 UHC Updates

We remain focused on keeping you up to date on the latest policy updates and as of now, here is what we know about the two latest UHC updates.  Digital Submission Update: Beginning on February 1st, UnitedHealthcare (UHC) will start requiring digital submissions of appeals and reconsiderations. UHC believes the shift from paper to digital

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2023 Coding Update

So far 2023 has already proved to be an interesting year for our industry!  Our team released a 2023 update in December with detailed information on code updates. As promised, we want to keep our friends up to date with everything happening in the anesthesia coding industry. A recent review of the CPT Assistant article from

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Consolidated Appropriations Act Update

As you probably heard, Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act(CAA), 2023, on December 23, 2022. The key components for anesthesia include the reset in the Pay-As-You-Go cuts until 2025, additional funding for the CMS fee schedule reducing the anesthesia conversation factor to approximately $21.1249 (a 2.03% reduction from the 2022 conversion factor), the Advanced Alternative Payment Plan Model

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Anesthesia 2023 Update

The HANK/ACE Christmas Update for 2023 changes is here! Don’t miss out on hearing the important coding and compliance tips to help improve your practice in the New Year and beyond. The recorded presentation will be an hour in length, presented by our experts. Topics include Physician Fee Schedule, No Surprises Billing Act, and 2023 CPT/ASA/ICD-10-CM changes

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