Results 1 to 1 of 1

Anesthesiologist preforming scope

  1. Default Anesthesiologist preforming scope
    Medical Coding Books
    Have an anesthesiologist that performed a gastroscopy in the middle of a thoracotomy per Surgeon's request. He wants to bill for the scope. I'm thinking no way due to the fact he was in the middle of the case and who would be monitoring anesthesia. Has anyone had this situation come up and how was it handled?

    Thanks for any insight.
    Last edited by Pamela Gower; 09-16-2009 at 02:21 PM. Reason: spelling

Similar Threads

  1. nurse practitioner preforming testing
    By MARTIN#45 in forum Billing/Reimbursement
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-17-2014, 02:23 PM
  2. Help with code for anesthesiologist
    By kneal25 in forum Anesthesia
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-24-2011, 03:05 PM
  3. Embedded portion of an IUD - to scope or not to scope.
    By delphinus777 in forum Outpatient Facilities
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 08-25-2011, 02:40 PM
  4. Standby Anesthesiologist
    By denisem1 in forum Billing/Reimbursement
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 03-09-2011, 09:37 AM
  5. Two anesthesiologist working together
    By eortega in forum Anesthesia
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 06-25-2009, 02:59 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?


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.