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Anesthesia Coding HELP

Pauline Posted Wed 19th of February, 2014 19:57:24 PM

Hello,
Could you let me know what is the correct anesthesia codes for the procedure codes provided below?
62273
62310
62311
63650
64479
64480
64483
64484
64633
64634
64635
64636
0274T
0275T

SuperCoder Answered Thu 20th of February, 2014 18:09:24 PM

Hi there,

Please clarify Whether you want the correct anesthesia code for each procedure or if you're grouping all these procedures together, that would be a big help. Thanks!

Pauline Posted Fri 21st of February, 2014 17:13:17 PM

For each code, not together. Thank you for your help on this.

SuperCoder Answered Fri 21st of February, 2014 18:08:17 PM

For 62273,62311,62310

CPT® code descriptor: Injection, epidural, of blood or clot patch
Primary Anesthesia code
Code: -00004( Not a reportable code )
Base unit Value: N/A
Descriptor: *** ANESTHESIA CARE NOT TYPICALLY REQUIRED ***
Alternate Anesthesia Code(s)
No secondary anesthesia code available
Anesthesia tips: - -
*** ANESTHESIA CARE NOT TYPICALLY REQUIRED ***

For 63650
Primary Anesthesia code
Code: 01936
Base unit Value: 5
Descriptor: Anesthesia for percutaneous image guided procedures on the spine and spinal cord; therapeutic
Alternate Anesthesia Code(s)
No secondary anesthesia code available
Anesthesia tips: - -

For 64479
Primary Anesthesia code
Code: 01936
Base unit Value: 5
Descriptor: Anesthesia for percutaneous image guided procedures on the spine and spinal cord; therapeutic
Alternate Anesthesia Code(s)
Code: 01935
Base unit Value: 5
Descriptor: Anesthesia for percutaneous image guided procedures on the spine and spinal cord; diagnostic
Anesthesia tips: - -
Choose the appropriate anesthesia code based on documentation and service provided

For 64480
Primary Anesthesia code
Code: 01936
Base unit Value: 5
Descriptor: Anesthesia for percutaneous image guided procedures on the spine and spinal cord; therapeutic
Alternate Anesthesia Code(s)
Code: 01935
Base unit Value: 5
Descriptor: Anesthesia for percutaneous image guided procedures on the spine and spinal cord; diagnostic
Anesthesia tips: - -
Choose the appropriate anesthesia code based on documentation and service provided

For 64483

Primary Anesthesia code
Code: 01936
Base unit Value: 5
Descriptor: Anesthesia for percutaneous image guided procedures on the spine and spinal cord; therapeutic
Alternate Anesthesia Code(s)
Code: 01935
Base unit Value: 5
Descriptor: Anesthesia for percutaneous image guided procedures on the spine and spinal cord; diagnostic
Anesthesia tips: - -
Choose the appropriate anesthesia code based on documentation and service provided

For 64484
Primary Anesthesia code
Code: -00003( Not a reportable code )
Base unit Value: N/A
Descriptor: *** NOT A PRIMARY PROCEDURE CODE ***
Alternate Anesthesia Code(s)
No secondary anesthesia code available
Anesthesia tips: - -
*** NOT A PRIMARY PROCEDURE CODE ***

For 64633
Primary Anesthesia code
Code: 01936
Base unit Value: 5
Descriptor: Anesthesia for percutaneous image guided procedures on the spine and spinal cord; therapeutic
Alternate Anesthesia Code(s)
No secondary anesthesia code available
Anesthesia tips: - -

For 64634
Primary Anesthesia code
Code: -00003( Not a reportable code )
Base unit Value: N/A
Descriptor: *** NOT A PRIMARY PROCEDURE CODE ***
Alternate Anesthesia Code(s)
No secondary anesthesia code available
Anesthesia tips: - -
*** NOT A PRIMARY PROCEDURE CODE ***

For 64636
Primary Anesthesia code
Code: -00003( Not a reportable code )
Base unit Value: N/A
Descriptor: *** NOT A PRIMARY PROCEDURE CODE ***
Alternate Anesthesia Code(s)
No secondary anesthesia code available
Anesthesia tips: - -
*** NOT A PRIMARY PROCEDURE CODE ***

For 64635
rimary Anesthesia code
Code: 01936
Base unit Value: 5
Descriptor: Anesthesia for percutaneous image guided procedures on the spine and spinal cord; therapeutic
Alternate Anesthesia Code(s)
No secondary anesthesia code available
Anesthesia tips: - -

For 0274T
Primary Anesthesia code
Code: 01936
Base unit Value: 5
Descriptor: Anesthesia for percutaneous image guided procedures on the spine and spinal cord; therapeutic
Alternate Anesthesia Code(s)
No secondary anesthesia code available
Anesthesia tips: - -

For 0275T
Primary Anesthesia code
Code: 01936
Base unit Value: 5
Descriptor: Anesthesia for percutaneous image guided procedures on the spine and spinal cord; therapeutic
Alternate Anesthesia Code(s)
No secondary anesthesia code available
Anesthesia tips: - -

Pauline Posted Fri 21st of February, 2014 19:14:48 PM

Thank you!

SuperCoder Answered Fri 21st of February, 2014 19:32:02 PM

You are welcome!

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