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Anesthesia Coding Alert


Remember the Rules for Medical Direction

Meet these 7 criteria and you’re on your way to –QY or –QZ success.  Before you can code medical direction for anesthesia services during surgery, the anesthesiologist must document his or her presence during all critical or key portions of the procedure. The anesthesiologist must:  perform a pre-anesthesia examination and evaluation prescribe an anesthesia plan personally participate in the most [...]

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