I just have one thing to say about your question: to bill ANY services under a provider's name/number, etc. could very well be considered the F-word.
You are telling the carriers that the provider is the anesthesiologist, when in fact, it is not.
CRNAs may be credentialed like any other provider, and for non-medically directed cases, we can use the -QZ modifier just fine for carriers. They can even apply for and receive an NPI #. Although I do not code/bill for ASC, I haven't seen very many times when a carrier would refuse payment to a non-medically directed CRNA with this modifier.
I must use a disclaimer here: it's quite possible that someone else has - but there may be a myriad of reasons for this.
Be very careful about reporting services under names/ID# that do not belong to the correct provider.
Leslie Johnson, CPC
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