Hello fellow members!
I'm trying to brushup on my anesthesia coding, and can't remember how the formula goes. I know its coded in 15 min increments. Can someone briefly tell me how the formula goes, and where I get the base units from? I know I'm suppose to use a qualifying circumstance and a physical circumstance, which each has a base unit value, and then for the actual anesthesia code, am I suppose to check on the CMS list for the unit value and then add all of those up? If all of this is correct, what do I do after this? Also, where do I get the base unit values for the physical status modifiers and the qualifying circumstances.
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