For New Patients

Frequently Asked Questions About Anesthesia and Surgery

We believe that health care always works better when patients understand what to expect. We’ve provided some helpful information below, and our medical professionals will explain our procedures fully and answer all your questions.

Billing and Insurance

Because AAA is a private group practice, our services are billed separately from your hospital or surgery center. For your convenience, we accept cash, check, MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and American Express credit cards, and we also offer convenient online bill payment services.

We participate in some of the area’s most popular insurance programs, including:

  • Aetna/PPO/Medicare/Aetna Better Health
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Northeast/Medicare/Medicaid
  • Capital Blue Cross/Capital Blue Cross Medicare
  • Choice Plus  (LVHN Health Plan) now
  • Cigna Insurance/ Great West
  • Freedom Blue PPO /Medicare
  • Gateway Health Plan Pa/Medicare/Medicaid
  • Geisinger Health Plan/Geisinger Gold
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Humana/Humana Gold
  • Independence Administrators
  • Keystone Healthplan Central/Keystone Healthplan East
  • Medicare Of Pa/Railroad Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • Personal Choice Blue Shield
  • Tricare North Region
  • Umr Ins
  • United Healthcare/United Healthcare Medicare
  • UPMC For You

We submit your claims for you. If your insurance plan is not listed above, please contact the billing office, 866-667-4050, for updates and additions. If we do not participate with your insurance, you are responsible for any remaining balance.


General Anesthesia

General anesthesia is a drug-induced loss of consciousness during which patients are not a rousable, even by painful stimulation.


Cardiac Anesthesia

AAA primarily administers general anesthesia for cardiac electrophysiology (EP) procedures such as EP ablations working in conjunction with heart specialists.


Obstetrics Anesthesia

AAA incorporates an anesthesia care team model including CRNAs (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist) providing quality care