Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Anesthesia Business Consultants Completes SAS 70 Audit

Anesthesia Business Consultants, a Limited Liability Company, has announced the successful completion of its SAS (Statement on Auditing Standards) 70 Type I audit.

The independent SAS 70 audit was conducted by Plante & Moran, PLLC a public accounting and consulting firm who evaluated and tested the company’s internal operational controls and processes.

SAS 70 Type I is an auditing standard utilized by service organizations to demonstrate their internal controls and security practices to their clients. By completing the SAS 70 audit, Anesthesia Business Consultants can now offer third-party verification of its significant control practices and operational procedures.

Conducting a comprehensive SAS 70 audit requires substantial financial and time investments, but Anesthesia Business Consultants considered the review a mandatory aspect of its continuing commitment to process improvement. “Our dedication to enhancing security methods and internal controls has allowed us to consistently offer our clients an unprecedented level of quality and service,” said Tony Mira, President and CEO. “The SAS 70 audit signifies that Anesthesia Business Consultants makes our business processes and the security of our clients’ data top priorities, as well as reaffirms our position as an industry leader.”

Anesthesia Business Consultants selected Plante & Moran to conduct the SAS 70 audit due to the firm’s experience and credibility. “With Plante & Moran’s 84 years of experience and rigorous standards of excellence, our clients can be confident that the findings of the SAS 70 audit accurately reflect Anesthesia Business Consultants’ reliable, highly secure internal controls, for which they can hold us accountable.”

To request a copy of the full audit conducted by Plante & Moran, contact ABC via their website at

About Plante & Moran

Plante & Moran is the nation’s 12th largest certified public accounting and business advisory firms, providing clients with financial, human capital, operations, strategy, technology, and family wealth management services. Plante & Moran, headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, has been recognized by a number of organizations, including FORTUNE magazine, as one of the country’s best places to work. For more information please visit

About Anesthesia Business Consultants

Anesthesia Business Consultants, established in 1979, is the largest national billing and practice management company dedicated to the complex and intricate specialty of anesthesia and pain management. The accomplished in-house technology staff created and maintains the proprietary billing software, F1RSTAnesthesia. ABC employs industry leaders, operates under proven efficient processes, and utilizes technology advances to easily adapt to the ever-changing regulatory environment. For more information please visit

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