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Anesthesia Coding Alert

Medical Direction:
Know How to Include Those Extra Emergency Services in Your Claim

Figure out what qualifies as “emergency.”  “Emergency of short duration” is among the criteria for extra services your anesthesiologists can perform when their claim qualifies for medical direction. Read on to know which situations could satisfy the “emergency criteria” for these cases – and earn your anesthesiologist full pay for his services.  Understand the Definition of ‘Emergency’ Last month’s issue [...]