Southern Anesthesia & Surgical enters into an agreement to join Henry Schein Inc.

Together with ACE Surgical Supply Co., Inc. a subsidiary of Henry Schein, Inc., Southern Anesthesia & Surgical, an ASI approved program, will enter into an agreement to join the Henry Schein, Inc. family of businesses. Southern Anesthesia & Surgical will continue to be a leading U.S. distributor of anesthesia and surgical supplies to oral surgeons, dental anesthesiologist, periodontists and medical professionals.

Over the next few months, Southern Anesthesia & Surgical and ACE Surgical Supply Co., Inc. will explore opportunities to work together that will help you and your practice meet the needs of your patients. If you have any questions about this exciting news, please call them at 800-624-5926.

Have you ordered the 2017 OMS Coding Guide yet?

Co-produced with AAOMS, this comprehensive guide is the latest 2017 OMS-specific ICD-10CM, HCPCS Level II, CDT, and CPT code sets along with Medicare payer information, CCI edits, helpful code descriptions and clinical definitions. Visit Optum360 website for AAOMS members for more information, or call 800-464-3649, option 1.

Are you familiar with Practice Quotient, the new ASI approved program?

Practice Quotient is a national managed dental care contract negotiation firm, and they caution AAOMS members to think twice before believing that new patients through a PPO drives profits. For every reduced-fee patient routed through a PPO, the goal should be two, full-fee patient referrals. To learn how a Practice Quotient representative can help you decide whether your OMS practice can benefit from a PPO, call 470-592-1680.