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1995 E&M Guidelines

1997 E& M Guidelines ______________________________

Anesthesia Center - From CMS

Chronic Pain Management Practice Guidelines by ASA

CMS Medicare Learning Network CMS information that is specific to Anesthesia Assistants (CRNS, AA), Advance Practice Nurses (APN or APRN), Physician Assistants (PA)

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), Services of</>42 CFR 410.69: Basic rules and definitions from the Federal Register - See: § 410.69

Conditions of Participation from the Federal Register

Continuum of Depth of Sedation: Definition of General Anesthesia and Levels of Sedation/Analgesia - A definition of the levels of depths of anesthesia - from ASA, this is an excellent chart to help determine the levels of sedation, from moderate sedation to Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC) to General Anesthesia

Critical Care Guidelines from ASA; 10/15/2014

CRNA Opt-out States (17 states) If you have any updates - please share! 2013

Documentation Guidelines of Anesthesia Care; from ASA, updated 11/2014

Monitored Anesthesia Care, ("MAC") Distinguishing Monitored Anesthesia Care from Moderate Sedation/Analgesia - From ASA 11/2014

Immediately Available; ASA's Definition - "Immediately Available When Medically Directing" from 10/15/2014

Immediately Available Hospital Anesthesia Services Interpretive Guidelines from CMS rev. in 2/2010

Moderate and Conscious Sedation FAQs from ACEP (American College of Emergency Physicians); Financial & Reimbursement Issues

Monitored Anesthesia Care Standards & Guidelines from the ASA; 10/16/2013

National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) Anesthesia Services - Policy Manual for Part B Medicare Carriers; this is a zipped file with PDF documents corresponding to each CPT section; Anesthesia section is Chapter 2

Non-Operating Room Anesthetizing Locations, Statement on from ASA, updated 10/16/2013

Office-based Anesthesia, Guidelines for - from ASA

Payment for Anesthesia Services Internet Only Manuals from CMS, Chapter 12, Section 50

Physician Supervision of CRNAStates that Require Physician Supervision, From ASA; shows the states' law & a brief summary.

PostAnesthesia Care, Standards & Guidelines from ASA

PreAnesthesia Care, Practice Advisory for from ASA, 3/2012

Propofol, Safe Use of from ASA; 12/30/2014

Sedation and Analgesia in the Emergency Department, Clinical Policy of from ACEP (American College of Emergency Physicians), 2/2014

Standards, Guidelines & Practice Parameters - From American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Teaching Anesthesiologist Rules/Guidelines from CMS, effective Jan 1, 2010.

Teaching Anesthesiologist Guidelines from CMS 2/2015