Surgery Center Network Partners With Third-Party Administrator ENTRUST

Partnership will help SCN provider partners gain access to more cases and revenues

Feb 24, 2014, 11:00 ET from Surgery Center Network

DALLAS, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgery Center Network (SCN), the most comprehensive network of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) in the U.S., has announced a partnership with third-party administrator ENTRUST, Inc. As an SCN partner, ENTRUST is implementing SCN's wide range of services for its customers.


ENTRUST, headquartered in Houston, Texas, is an employee health benefits resource group founded in 1975. Its family of companies provides a wide range of services, from consulting to management and claim administration.

SCN, which launched in March, highlights and connects ASCs to the general public, insurance plans and administrators, and group health and workers' compensation employers. Through the partnership, ENTRUST clients will gain access to pre-screened, quality ASCs from across the country at case-rate, cost-plus and/or Medicare-based prices for significant savings. They will also receive price transparency, ease of scheduling, reduction of costs and many more valuable services.

The partnership benefits SCN provider partners as well as they will gain more direct access to the revenue and incremental case volume necessary to succeed in an ever-changing, challenging healthcare environment.

"We are excited to welcome ENTRUST as SCN's newest TPA partner," said Jeff Blankinship, President of SCN. "ENTRUST has an impressive history and a record of delivering high-quality services. This has helped make them one of Texas' leading TPAs, and a terrific partner for SCN. We are looking forward to providing our services to ENTRUST's clients for years to come."

Employers, TPAs and case managers interested in learning more about how a partnership with SCN will benefit your organization should visit

About Surgery Center Network

Surgery Center Network (SCN), hosted at, features an established network of ASCs. By accessing the network, users can perform surgery cost comparisons, receive surgery education and outcomes data, and conduct searches to locate and evaluate ASCs in their neighborhood or throughout the country. Surgery centers joining the SCN network receive significant benefits, including a comprehensive listing and direct link to their website, and increased exposure to self-funded group health, work-related and cash-paying patients. Sister company Surgical Notes ( has been an industry-leading provider of medical transcription, coding and other value-added information services for ambulatory surgical centers for more than 15 years.

SOURCE Surgery Center Network