Dr. Nitin Mehdiratta, MD, CPPS

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Posted By Nitin Mehdiratta 12-29-2022 09:50
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All, I was hoping to get any guidance regarding giving anesthesia in the ICU as a critical care anesthesiologist. For example, when providing anesthesia for a bedside tracheostomy or ex-lap on one of your ICU patients you are rounding on, does one bill additional critical care time (with all the appropriate ...
Posted By Nitin Mehdiratta 12-07-2022 15:43
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This is a really interesting discussion though and one that comes up frequently. As David mentioned, I'm not sure any of these are critical care except maybe the last one if I add some more details to it. 1. CMS has stated in transmittal 1548 that this is not critical care (link below) 2. Again, in ...