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Anesthesia Coding Alert

Qualifying Circumstances:

Keep This Advice in Mind Before Claiming 'Emergency' With +99140

Being able to include one of the qualifying circumstances (QC) codes with a claim could add base units to your total calculation and lead to higher reimbursement – if you do it correctly. Here’s what you need to know before submitting +99140 (Anesthesia complicated by emergency conditions [specify] [List separately in addition to code for primary anesthesia procedure]) in hopes [...]

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