Anesthesia coders and billers must understand the differences between conscious sedation, MAC (monitored anesthesia care) and general anesthesia. MAC services are payable only if medically reasonable and necessary and the intra-operative monitoring of the patient’s critical physiological signs are adequately documented in the chart in anticipation of a general anesthetic.
Get answers to your toughest monitored anesthesia care questions from our expert speaker Kelly Dennis. She’ll provide complete information on different types of anesthesia and special modifiers to be reported when MAC is provided and much more.
Who should attend? Anesthesiologists, CRNA’s, 1nesthesia Assistants, Anesthesia Administrators,Coders, Billers, Anesthesia Billing Companies or representatives
Kelly Dennis, MBA, ACS-AN, CANPC, CHCA, CPC, CPC-I, has over 34 years’ experience in anesthesia coding and billing and speaks about anesthesia issues nationally. She has a master’s degree in business administration, is a certified coder, with special certification in anesthesia coding, and a certified instructor through the American Academy of Professional Coders, is an Advanced Coding Specialist for the Board of Medical Specialty Coding and serves as...
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