Instructions For Anesthesia Billing

Specific Instruction for Anesthesia Billing – Utah Medicaid A. Anesthesia providers billing ASA procedure codes electronically are reminded to report anesthesia time in minutes. Enter total time in minutes in the “minutes” field. Please verify that the correct MJ qualifier is being output by your software program. To report units, the qualifier is UN. UHIN…

Anesthesiologist Directed Anesthesia

Medical direction may apply to a single anesthesia service furnished by a CRNA or up to fourconcurrent anesthesia services. A physician who is directing the administration of anesthesia to foursurgical members is not expected to be involved routinely in furnishing any additional services to othermembers. Addressing an emergency of short duration in the immediate area,…

Anesthesia Billing Limitation

Limitations Based on the CPT Definitions 99143–99145 An independent trained observer whose sole duty is to monitor the patient’s level of consciousness and physiological status must be present throughout the diagnostic or therapeutic service. The anesthesia note must identify this person and his credentials (e.g., RN, NPP, PA).  “Intra-service time starts with the administration…

What Is Intractable Pain & Epidural Catheters?

Intractable Pain and Epidural Catheters Some forms of conventional therapy such as oral medication, physicaltherapy, or a TENS unit may not relieve recipients with intractable pain.Placement of an epidural catheter may be allowed when medically necessaryfor recipients with intractable pain. Reimbursement for daily management isallowed when it is medically necessary and is a separately identifiablephysician-recipient…

CPT 38230, CPT 38232, CPT 38240- CPT 38241, CPT S2140, CPT S2142, CPT S2150 | Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

CPT 38230, CPT 38232, CPT 38240- CPT 38241, CPT S2140, CPT S2142, CPT S2150 | Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

Code Description CPT 38230 Bone marrow harvesting for transplantation; allogeneic 38232 Bone marrow harvesting for transplantation; autologous 38240 Hematopoietic progenitor cell (HPC); allogeneic transplantation per donor 38241 Hematopoietic progenitor cell (HPC); autologous transplantation 38242 Allogeneic lymphocyte infusions HCPCS: S2140 Cord blood harvesting for transplantation, allogeneic S2142 Cord blood derived stem cell transplantation, allogeneic S2150 Bone…