Confused by billing for anesthesia services? Do you struggle figuring out the total anesthesia units?  Enroll in this course and uncover the components of payment for general anesthesia services.  Discover how to choose the correct anesthesia code and apply units and modifiers as well as what to code separately aside from the anesthesia service.


Lesson 1: Anesthesia types and components of reimbursement for general anesthesia

  • Classify different types of anesthesia
  • Determine the components of reimbursement for general anesthesia

Lesson 2: Choosing the correct anesthesia CPT code and units

  • Choose the correct ASA CPT code and units
  • Delineate anesthesia time and how to calculate total anesthesia time
  • Determine when to report modifying units

Lesson 3: Anesthesia care team billing

  • Define Medical Direction and identify concurrency modifiers
  • Apply concurrency modifiers
  • Recognize what to report when anesthesia services are canceled

Lesson 4: Ancillary services

  • Identify which line placements are separately reportable
  • Decide when to report a nerve block
  • Differentiate between the CPT codes for TEE services
  • Identify the ASA options for billing OB anesthesia services

** The price of this product includes an AMA Royalty Fee

Target Audience

  • Professional fee coders
  • Clinical documentation improvement analysts
  • Compliance & revenue integrity professionals
  • Coding auditors & educators
  • Clinic managers
  • Coding managers

CE Credits

This program has been approved for 1 continuing education units for use in fulfilling the continued education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

  • Domain: Data Structure, Content, and Information Governance

This program has the prior approval of the American Academy for Professional Coders (AAPC) for 1 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.


Purchasing Details

  • The price of this product includes the AMA Royalty Fees
  • Upon purchase, you will have a 6-month subscription to this course. This will allow you the opportunity to complete and review as often as you like for 6 months.
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