As a reminder, anesthesia when performed by the same physician who performs the medical or surgical service is not separately reimbursable. The only exception is moderate sedation if:
We will continue to monitor submitted claims to assure consistency with our existing reimbursement policy.
Our Anesthesia Services Reporting (Anesthesia #101) reimbursement policy outlines our process, which is consistent with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines.
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