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    What would be the anesthesia code for chornic pain consultation of intractable abdominal pain?

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    Lincoln, NE


    If your anesthesia provider is performing a consultation only then you would use the consultation CPT code based on the documentation. This would be considered a medical service performed by an anesthesiologist and is, therefore, not submitted under an ASA anesthesia code.

    Julie, CPC

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