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Anesthesia Coding Alert

Dental Procedures: Know What the Payer Wants Before Coding Anesthesia for Dental Cases

- Published on Tue, Feb 20, 2018
Hint: Focus on the medical-- not the dental -- payer. Many dental procedures don't require the services of an anesthesiologist because the dentist handles the pain relief. But your anesthesia provider can be called in on occasion, so be sure you know how these cases are like any others you code - and how they differ. Focus on Medical Insurance, [...]

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