Monitored Anesthesia Care Explained

MONITORED ANESTHESIA CARE Monitored anesthesia care involves the intra-operative monitoring of the member’s physiological signsin anticipation of the need for administration of general anesthesia or the development of adversereactions to the procedure. It must be performed at the request of the attending physician, made known to the member, andperformed according to the facility’s policies and…

What Is Monitored Anesthesia Care And Limitation?

MONITORED ANESTHESIA CARE (MAC) DescriptionTo view the entire Local Coverage Determination (LCD) for Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC), please refer to the Web page:http://www.trailblazerhealth.com/Tools/LCDs.aspx?DomainID=1 With advances in modern medical technology, there has been a shift in supplying some surgical and diagnostic services to an ambulatory, outpatient or office setting. Accompanying this, there has been a change…