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Pulmonology Coding Alert

Heed These In-House Moderate Sedation Changes

What you need to know about tracking intraservice work. New moderate sedation codes have been effective since on Jan. 1, and unless you’re clear on what constitutes moderate sedation and what separates it from monitored anesthesia care (MAC) and general anesthesia, you could be making costly errors. And because these sedation services are not usually provided by the anesthesiologists, you’ll [...]