Document required for Anesthesia services

Medical Direction Medical direction occurs when an anesthesiologist is involved in two, three or four concurrent anesthesia procedures or a single anesthesia procedure with a qualified anesthetist. Payment will be determined for  the physician’s medical direction service of the allowable charge for the physician personally performing the anesthesia services. For each anesthesia procedure, the anesthesiologist ... Read More

Covered and non covered service – would Aneshesia consultation covered seperately ?

According to CPT guidelines, the reporting of anesthesia services is appropriate by or under the responsible supervision of a physician. These services may include, but are not limited to, general, regional and supplementation of local anesthesia or other supportive services in order to provide the patient with optimal anesthesia care during any procedure. Covered Services ... Read More

Global payment in Anesthesia services

Global Services Global reimbursement of anesthesia administration includes the following: • Pre-anesthesia evaluation [Physicians’ Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes 99201-99205, 99221-99223]; • Post-postoperative visits (CPT codes 99211-99215, 99231-99233); • Anesthetic or analgesic administration; • Local anesthesia during surgery; • Monitoring of electrocardiograms (EKGs), pulse breathing, blood pressure, electroencephalogram and other neurological monitoring; • Monitoring of ... Read More

Physical Status Modifiers in Aneshesia services

Here is the list of Modifiers in Anesthesia services. P1 A normal health patient ** Informational only; does not impact payment P2 A patient with mild systemic disease ** Informational only; does not impact payment P3  A patient with severe systemic disease ** Informational only; does not impact payment P4 A patient with severe systemic disease that ... Read More