Anesthesia Terms – Personally peformed, Medically supervised

Personally Performed The physician personally performed all of the pre-operative, intra-operative, and postoperative anesthesia care. Medicare states the anesthesiologist may bill for personally performed services when he or she: ** Personally performed the entire anesthesia service alone ** Are Involved with one anesthesia case with a resident, the physician is a teaching physician, and the ... Read More

Anesthesiology CPT Modifier

Anesthesiology CPT Modifier Diagnosis Unit of Service A repeat anesthesia procedure on the same day which is billed with the CPT modifier 76 or 77 will be paid at $0.00. AA Anesthesia services personally performed by an anesthesiologist. The AA modifier is used for all basic procedures AD Medical supervision by a physician, more than ... Read More

When to complete a CMS-855I

CMS-855I is to be used by Physicians and non-physician practitioners (including clinical psychologists) — Complete this application if you are an individual practitioner who plans to bill Medicare and you are: • An individual practitioner who will provide services in a private setting. • An individual practitioner who will provide services in a group setting. ... Read More