Results 1 to 7 of 7

MAC Billing

  1. #1
    Default MAC Billing
    Medical Coding Books
    Do we bill MAC the same way as general anesthesia:
    (Base Units + Time Units + Mod Units) X Local Anesthesia CF

  2. #2
    Default
    we bill our macs like our regular anes claims, be sure to add the MAC modifier and a supporting diagnosis code if applicable

  3. #3
    Default MAC billing
    so we need start time end time...for MAC too?

  4. #4
    Default
    Yes, enter the charge as a 'regular' anesthesia charge but add the modifier QS and a diagnosis code to cover the MAC if applicable. Let me know if you need addl info and I will be glad to help.

  5. #5
    Default
    Great - thanks for confirming!

  6. #6
    Default
    You are most welcome!!

  7. #7
    Default
    The -G8 and -G9 modifiers are also pertinent to MAC. If using either of these modifiers you do not report the QS.

    Julie, CPC

Similar Threads

  1. MAC billing to Railroad Medicare
    By asexton81 in forum Anesthesia
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-14-2014, 11:16 AM
  2. Billing MAC to UHC
    By asexton81 in forum Anesthesia
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-16-2013, 04:36 PM
  3. My mac
    By HArnold4 in forum Medicare Regulations
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-28-2013, 12:01 PM
  4. Billing Software for Mac
    By chevygirl54 in forum Billing/Reimbursement
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 11-14-2011, 01:07 PM
  5. Mac
    By jwschroeterjr@gmail.com in forum Anesthesia
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 12-26-2010, 03:06 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?

Login

Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.