A. All UAS anesthesiologists are board certified and on average have more than 10 years of clinical experience. In addition, some UAS physicians are nationally recognized in their clinical areas of specialty such as anesthesia care for heart port procedures and pediatric anesthesia. These fellowship trained pediatric and cardiac anesthesiologists cover cases that demand their highly specialized expertise.
A. Our CRNA’s have, on average, over 5 years of clinical experience. In addition, all UAS anesthesia providers are trained and certified in both basic and advanced life support.
A. A Board certified anesthesiologist will perform a complete pre-anesthesia exam, reviewing your laboratory results, your history and current physical findings, in order to formulate the appropriate anesthesia plan for you.
A. All UAS anesthesia providers are proficient in sedation, local, regional and general anesthesia. The specific form of anesthesia used is based upon patient request, procedure being performed, and consultation with the surgeon. The provider continuously monitors vital signs and supports airway and cardiac function throughout the surgical procedure.
A. If post operative anesthesia care is indicated a UAS anesthesia provider will transfer you to the post operative care unit and will be available to evaluate and manage your care until you are discharged.
A. You may call the Department of Anesthesia at the facility where your surgery or procedure is scheduled and ask to speak with an anesthesiologist.
- Please contact our billing companyAnesthesia Business Consultants, LLC.Patient Accounts Dept.800-222-1442
Advanced Beneficiary Notice
If are scheduled to have a procedure done with United Anesthesia Services, PC that requires you to have anesthesia, or your physician has recommended you have anesthesia for your procedure. Before your services are performed, you may be asked to sign an Advanced Beneficiary Notice or ABN.
An ABN is a form that lets you know that you may have to pay for a service the provider will render if your
insurance carrier refuses to pay for it. The ABN helps you to make an informed decision about whether to
obtain the service and pay for it, or choose not to receive it.
Most insurance carriers pay only for services that they consider to be medically necessary. The medical
necessity requirements varies from one carrier to another
The ABN is not new – it has been around for ten years. There have been recent changes in how insurance
carriers pay for different services, and these changes make it more likely that your insurance carrier may not
If you receive an ABN that means that we expect that your insurance may not pay for your services.
We ask patients to sign an ABN whenever it appears the insurance carrier is likely to deny payment for the
specific service. This provides documentation that we have notified you that you will likely be responsible
for the bill.