About Surgery Center Management Services

We Know Physicians. And we know ASCs!

Surgery Center Management Services (SCMS) has vast knowledge of the ambulatory surgery center business. We’ve assembled a team of seasoned veterans with decades of experience in IT, contracting, coding, billing, and ASC management.

Our Team

Thomas Spina,

With over 35 years of experience in Healthcare IT, first as an owner of a medical hardware and billing software distributor company, and later as an IT Director of a large healthcare provider, Tom leads SCMS with strong application design and project management skills.

He can relate to the small business owner, providing budget-friendly applications necessary to technical infrastructure for EMR and billing processes.

He is talented at custom reporting and can often extract valuable information not otherwise retrievable from standard software packages.
Tom is hands-on and always reachable.
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Tami Whitney,
ASC Onboarding Coordinator

Clients benefit from Tami’s 30 years of healthcare billing knowledge. She is a certified coder current with AAPC.

She is versatile and adapts quickly to all billing software solutions, as well as being proficient with several clearinghouse vendor utilities.

Tami has surgery center work experience, helping her relate workflow processes with the facility staff. Her primary goal is to get each facility operating at peak performance in regards to insurance credentialing and all aspects of billing.

Tami works closely with Kim Parham, our ASC Operations Manager.

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Kim Parham,
Operations Manager

Kim has over 20 years of experience in all areas of medical office operations and revenue cycle management.

She has held a management role for over 10 years, and has excellent communication skills. She serves as a conduit between SCMS’ Lead Biller and A/R specialists and our Clients.

Kim thrives on defining and implementing reproducible, measurable processes that translate into accuracy and profitability to the ASC.

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Annette Fragoso,
Contracting Specialist

Annette has over 10 years of experience negotiating professional and facility agreements. She is seasoned and skilled in contract preparation. Annette is able to analyze and negotiate both existing and new payor contracts to “best case” terms. She is a valuable part of the Surgery Center Management Services team of healthcare experts.

Whether a start-up facility, or an established facility needing guidance, our ASC Management team provides measurable results.

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