Billing Guide For Anesthesia For Routine Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Use of Anesthesia Services for Routine Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Policy: The use of anesthesia services to provide sedation and analgesia for patients for routinegastrointestinal endoscopy procedures does not meet Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama’smedical criteria for coverage except for the following: • Patients with potential for difficult intubation and/or ventilation with a mask, or…