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Anesthesia PQRS measures

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    Good Afternoon,
    Does anyone out there have an efficient way to get the PQRS anesthesia measures documented by the MDA/CRNAs such as a checklist or something?

    Or -

    Does anyone know of any good resources for this?

    Missy Heuer CPC, CIRCC, CANPC

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    We incorporated the PQRS measures onto our anesthesia record. As the provider is documenting the anesthesia service they also document for the prophylactic antibiotic, maximum sterile barrier, and/or perioperative temperature management. The coders bill from the actual anesthesia record so we enter the PQRS codes as we enter the charges as we are claim reporting our PQRS. I expect our electronic anesthesia record (when we get there - we are currently demoing systems) will have the same specs.


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