A Brief Look at Other Payers

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A Brief Look at Other Payers Norman A. Cohen MD After Medicare and Medicaid, the balance of income from professional services comes from private third-party health insurers, state and private…

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A Brief Look at Medicaid and Anesthesia

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A Brief Look at Medicaid and Anesthesia Norman A. Cohen MD Medicaid, created at the same time as the Medicare program, is a welfare program that provides medical benefits and…

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Navigating a Hazardous Road

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Navigating a Hazardous Road Norman A. Cohen MD GETTING PAID FOR ANESTHESIA CARE BY MEDICARE In previous chapters I mentioned a number of ways in which the Medicare program handles…

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Medicare Issues

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Medicare Issues Norman A. Cohen MD This chapter reviews the origins and payment methodology of the dominant payment system for most physicians, the Resource-Based Relative Value System or RBRVS. In…

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Getting Paid for Anesthesia Services

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Getting Paid for Anesthesia Services Norman A. Cohen MD This chapter discusses the anesthesia relative value system as well as the dominant payment system for most other physician services, the…

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Specific Coding Issues

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Specific Coding Issues Norman A. Cohen MD CODING ANESTHESIA PROCEDURES No matter the specialty, physicians need to be familiar with the coding conventions for reporting the services they commonly perform….

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