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Anesthesia Coding Alert

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Append the Correct Modifier for CRNA’s Work

Question: Our CRNA documented that she administered an epidural steroid injection under anesthesia at an ASC. Can we bill for this? Rhode Island Subscriber Answer: If anesthesia was medically necessary, you can bill for anesthesia during diagnostic or therapeutic nerve blocks and injections although the medical record should clearly document the reason anesthesia was needed. The American Society of Anesthesiologists [...]

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