JACKSON, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anesthesia Business Consultants (ABC), a leading provider in billing and practice management for anesthesia and pain management specialty, is pleased to announce a new program to provide insurance to clients. Developed by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. exclusively for ABC clients, the program will be underwritten by PPIC, a Coverys company. Together they will offer a unique, comprehensive and competitive program of professional liability coverage and related services. This program is offered to clients as a benefit of your business relationship with ABC through First Professional Liability Risk Purchasing Group.
As ABC is a leading provider of anesthesia billing and business services to a large portion of the industry, this allows us to capture opportunities of scale and harness the inherent purchasing power of a large group providing additional significant value to its clients.
Tony Mira, President and CEO of ABC discussed this new program. “As a member of the anesthesia and pain management industry, I am always focused on what sets Anesthesia Business Consultants apart, and I believe our firm commitment to providing an enhanced level of services is that difference.” Mira continues, “ABC offers billing services, professional consulting services and, now, we can make available to clients a competitively priced physician professional liability product with increasing discounts over time.” The program also offers free Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits, customized practice assessments for physicians and staff members as well as a quarterly interest-free payment plan.
Allen Sugerman, MBC, CPA, Chief Financial Officer, goes on to say, “ABC has partnered with PPIC and Gallagher to provide a best of class product. PPIC is an industry-renown member of the Coverys Group of companies, a leading insurer of physicians nationwide. This relationship will allow us to more comprehensively meet our clients’ needs at a reasonable cost.” Coverys is the nation’s 6th largest malpractice insurer and has a financial rating of “A” (Excellent) from AM Best the leading rating agency for insurance companies.
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. The heart of our perioperative suite of products is ABC’s proprietary practice management software F1RSTAnesthesia. Our newest tool is F1RSTClient, the premier client portal that 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: www.anesthesiallc.com.
PPIC, a Coverys company, specializes in medical liability insurance. The company has a legacy of providing nonprofit health systems and their associated physicians with access to quality medical malpractice insurance since 1987. PPIC is a permanent, financially stable source of affordable professional liability insurance for physicians and a relevant resource for continuing medical education, risk management and consultative services. PPIC is owned by Coverys. For more information, visit www.ppicins.com
About Arthur J. Gallagher
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. is a US-based global insurance brokerage and risk management services firm headquartered at the Gallagher Centre in Itasca, Illinois. The firm was established in 1927 and is the third largest insurance broker in the world.