Anesthesia Coding Alert

Modifier Focus:
Get Answers to Your Top Questions About P Modifiers

Educate providers so they use the same classification guidelines. Many aspects of anesthesia coding are unique to the specialty, such as the use of physical status (or “P”) modifiers. These six modifiers are added to claims to help the anesthesia provider paint a clearer picture of the patient’s health for the insurer. Why it’s important: A patient’s health status can [...]


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