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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Anesthesia Coding:

Remember 3 Foundational Points Before Adding +99100 to Your Claim

Hint: Even though Medicare won’t pay, don’t write off all other payers.  Experienced coders know that some payers won’t recognize qualifying circumstances codes (+99100-+99140), but you might have better luck with others. When you’re faced with a claim for a patient of extreme age, keep these three points in mind before adding +99100 (Anesthesia for patient of extreme age, younger [...]