Anesthesia Coding, Billing, And Documentation Nuances

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Format: On-Demand Webinar
Presenter: Kristen R. Taylor, CPC, CHC, CHIAP
Time: You can access the webinar anytime
Duration: 60 minutes
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Understanding how anesthesia coding and billing are assigned will allow coders to ensure all appropriate revenue is captured. This session will differentiate anesthesia procedures including modifiers, concurrency, and medical direction based on who is performing the service. You will learn of interactions between anesthesiologist and CRNA throughout anesthesia procedures regarding medical direction, medical supervision, and personally performed. Attendees will gain clarification of different anesthesia modifiers, calculate concurrency, and how to assign the correct modifiers for each provider. We will also discuss chart documentation necessary to support anesthesia services related to billing. Finally, we will discuss the reimbursement models for inpatient and outpatient facilities and professional fees.

Learning Objective:

  • Differentiate between Anesthesia providers
  • Understand concurrency and how to calculate it
  • Understand Anesthesia concurrency modifiers and how to apply
  • Know the Documentation requirements
  • Difference between medical direction and medical supervision
  • Reimbursement models for IP, OP, and Professional fee

Areas Covered in the Session

  • Anesthesia ICD-10 Codes
  • Anesthesia CPT Codes
  • Concurrency and its calculation
  • Modifiers
  • Document Requirements for Anesthesia
  • Reimbursement Models

Suggested Attendees

  • Coders
  • Billers
  • Coding Supervisors
  • HIM Director
  • HIM staff
  • Anesthesia Providers
  • Auditors
  • Compliance personnel

About the Presenter

Ms. Taylor brings almost 30 years of experience in coding, revenue cycle processes, and compliance for physician and hospital reimbursement models. Kristen conducts operational assessments, attorney/client privileged investigations, coding reviews, and provider/coder education. Her coding expertise includes diagnostic and interventional radiology, pathology, primary care, radiation oncology, and anesthesia.

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