Payment Conditions for Anesthesiology Services
Personally Performed Services
The physician personally performed the entire anesthesia service alone.
The physician is involved with one anesthesia case with a resident and the physician is a teaching physician as defined in the IOM, Pub.100-04, Chapter 12, Section 100 at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/manuals/downloads/clm104c12.pdf.
The physician is involved in the training of physician residents in a single anesthesia case, two concurrent anesthesia cases involving residents or a single anesthesia case involving a resident that is concurrent to another case paid under the medical direction rules. The physician meets the teaching physician criteria in Section 100.1.4 of the IOM (see link above) and the service is provided on or after January 1, 2010.
The physician is continuously involved in a single case involving a student nurse anesthetist.