Covered Anesthesia Services – WV Medicaid

West Virgina Medicaid Anesthesia services covered by WV Medicaid include general, regional, and labor epidural. Theseservices are primarily reimbursed using the American Society of Anesthesiologist’s (ASA) “0” CPTcodes. Supportive services rendered in order to afford the member the necessary anesthesia care arealso covered. Anesthesiologists and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) are the only providers thatmay…

Medicaid Anesthesia Coverage Services

COVERAGE POLICIES – WV Medicaid WV Medicaid applies the following policies for coverage and reimbursement of anesthesia services: • Payment for multiple anesthesia procedures is based on the procedure with the highest base unitvalue and the actual anesthesia time of the multiple procedures. Only one zero code may bebilled (the highest value). Exception: Procedures performed…

Anesthesia Service Benefit & Limitation Of Billing

Benefits and Limitations This section describes program-specific benefits and limitations. Refer to Chapter 3, Verifying Recipient Eligibility, for general benefit information and limitations. Administration of anesthesia is a covered service when administered by or directed by a duly licensed physician for a medical procedure that is covered by Medicaid. Medical direction by an anesthesiologist of…