Anesthesia procedure codes begin with zero when the service is rendered by anaesthesiologists or Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA). Legion Healthcare Solutions (LHS) understands different modifiers used for anesthesia specialists, anesthetists or CRNAs. Based on the regulations of CMS anesthesia allowable charge will be determined based on the anesthesia conversion factor and modifier submitted claim. Anesthesia Medical billing can be complicated when a group of anesthesiologists and CRNA are working together is the case when line items can be multiple for each of the portions performed.
LHS understands the requirements of multiple providers involved for anesthesia procedures and each line item will be indicating the provider performed the service. Performing the anesthesia billing, LHS billers and coders understand the inherent requirement of various modifiers and the need of documentation to develop the payment posting
“Patients are usually at different stages when it comes to need for anesthesia procedure, this requires the procedure performing anesthesiologists or physician or team to document the complete condition. While the time units can vary greatly based on the patients and it’s a condition, procedure documentation is the most important step.”
– a Medical Biller at LHS.
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