Anesthesia from a Clinical and Coder's View
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Learn anesthesia from a clinical and coders view, understanding the required elements that should be documented and understood in anesthesia care. How to recognize the difference in anesthesia techniques as well as types of anesthesia, which can often be confusing and misunderstood. In this presentation we review and present a visual video of the different types of anesthesia as well as patient positioning and how it can sometimes lead to field avoidance.
You will also learn how to spot clues that can indicate one lung ventilation as well as view a video demonstrating how one lung ventilation is achieved. We will review the anesthesia care teams so that coders can identify the providers involved in a service and how those services should be reported.
Why is this topic important?
With audits being performed by many insurance carriers, it is very important to understand the requirements necessary to bill anesthesia services and be confident that those services are coded and billed out appropriately according to anesthesia compliance guidelines.
Who would benefit from this topic?
Coders, Billing staff, auditors, administrators and even providers of anesthesia services would highly benefit from this presentation.
What information or new skills will the attendee take away from this webinar?
Reducing confusion and gaining knowledge in the field of anesthesia will increase productivity and assure compliance. Coding, auditing, practice management, documentation compliance, are skills that will benefit from this presentation
What’s the presenter's background/expertise on this topic?
Marcy has over 40 years in the field of anesthesia, department, billing, coding, auditing, presenting, and consulting, 20 years owner of billing agency, administrator for multi practices.
Dr. Laura McNeill has over 25 years in private anesthesia practice, currently working at AGH and presenting to the residents.
About The Author
Marcy Garuccio, CPC, CPMA, CANPC
Marcy Garuccio, ACS-AN, CPC, CPMA, AAPC Fellow, sole proprietor, Advanced Medical Practice Management LLC
Marcy Garuccio's career spans more than three decades and is built on a strong anesthesia foundation. She uses her years of experience in both the clinical and consulting arenas to explain the complexities of coding, billing, documentation and compliance regulations such as HIPAA to clinicians and coders. Her medical consulting company provides a full suite of services, with a concentration in auditing and quality and extends to practice management review, and office policy creation. She has written articles for AAPC and has presented webinars for AAPC and DecisionHealth.
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