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Old 02-10-2010, 07:36 AM
Vikas Maheshwari Vikas Maheshwari is offline
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Default anesthesia code for groin exploration

Can anybody suggest anesthesia code for groin exploration or inguinal biopsy
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Old 02-10-2010, 12:26 PM
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I work as an anesthesia coder and the ASA usually used is 00400=3
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Old 02-11-2010, 05:31 AM
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Default Groin Exploration

for groin exploration or inguinal biopsy,Use the code 00800 it is more suitable than 00400 .
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Old 02-11-2010, 07:25 AM
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Default Groin exploration

I too am an anesthesia coder and the groin is considered the upper most part of the lower extremities and not the abdominal wall; therefore, I agree that 00400 is the code to use in this case.
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Old 02-12-2010, 01:49 PM
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Hello,
Can someone tell me where to go in order to learn and find information on anesthesia coding and how to calculate the payments the provider will be paid.
Recently I have been ask to help with budget analysis and need to provides $$ for surgical anesthesia

Any help or website would be appreciated

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