T/F- Local anesthesia produces general sedation?
False: Local affects the area and general is an unconscious state
T/F- Epidural anesthesia?
True: Injection of an anesthetic agent into the epidural spaces between the vertebrae also known as peridural epidural or epidural block
T/F- Lidocain is a form of local anesthesia?
True: Lidocain is applied directly on the area involved
False: Cererospinal fluid leak is closed by means of an injection of the Pt. blood into the epidura; space at or near the area of the dural puncture
Anesthesia time begins?
When the anesthesiologist begins preparing the Pt. to receive anesthesia and is on constatn attendance with the Pt. and ends when Pt. is turned over to post anesthesia caregivers
Modifiers what are they used for?
Modifiers are used for bilatera, multiple, services greater than ususally required
Concurrent care modifier?
Indicates how many cases an anesthesiologist was performing or supervising at one time
Surgical assistant is one who provides services to the primary surgeon during a surgical procedure
Pt. is returned to the operating room for surgical treatment of a complication that resulted from the first procedure
Notifies the payer that a subsequent surgery was planned or staged at the time of the first surgery
Anesthesia section CPT manual procedure codes are divided first by?
Anatomic site, then by specific type of procedure
Based unit +Time units + Modifying units (B+T+M) X Conversion Factor (B + T + M X C.F)
Which codes begin with the number 99 and used to indicate anesthesia services provided during situations that make the administration of the anesthesia more difficult?
Qulaifying Circumstances code "adjunct codes"
Established Pt. is given an immunization during an office visit, and the only service provided was the immunization, what type of codes would you use to report the service?
Administration and Code itself
What must be documented in a Pt. record, which is the major billing factor for Psychiatric Pt.?
Time must be documented
Outpatient dialysis services are reported on this basis when there is no interruption in the schedule?
Osteopathic manipulative treatment?
Body region: head, cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral, pelvic region, lower extremities, upper extremities, rib cage, abdomen, and viscera region
Anesthesia billing purpose, time is typically described as?
Units/15 minutes equal 1 unit or 4 units equal 1 hour
Anesthesia claim uses modifiers -AA third-party payer knows?
The anesthesia services performed personally by an anesthesiologist
Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment is a form of manual treatment applied by a physician to eliminate or alleviate somatic dysfunction and related disorders
Chiropractic Manipulative Treatment is the manipulation of the spinal column and otehr structures
Record of changes in intraocular pressure in response to sustained pressure on the eyeball