Coding and Payment Guide for Anesthesia Services — 2018

Item No: SAP18
ISBN: 978-1-62254-323-6
Availability: Dec-2017
Manufacturer: Optum360

The Coding and Payment Guide for Anesthesia Servicesis your one-stop coding, billing, and documentation guide to submitting claims with greater precision and efficiency. This guide has the latest anesthesia and pain management-specific, 2018CPT® and HCPCS procedure, ICD-10-CM and HCPCS Level IIcode sets along with Medicare payer information, CCI edits, helpful code descriptions, and clinical definitions.

Features and benefits


  • New — Code icons. Quickly identify new, revised and add-on procedure codes related to anesthesia and pain management.
  • New — CPT® AssistantIdentifies that an article or discussion of the CPT® code has been in the American Medical Association’s CPT® Assistant newsletter. Use the citation to locate the correct volume.
  • Optum360 Edge—HCPCS procedure codes. Only Optum360 offers HCPCS procedure codes specific to your specialty with the same information as we provide for CPT® codes. 
  • Quickly find information.All the information you need is provided, including CPT® full code descriptions, lay descriptions, coding tips, procedure code-specific documentation and reimbursement tips, CPT® Assistant references and Medicare references. 
  • Organized by CPT® and HCPCS code.Essential procedures for general surgery and gastroenterology are listed by CPT® or HCPCS code, along with crosswalks to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes.
  • Easily determine fees for your practice and reinforce consistency in the charges.Relative value units including the practice, work, and malpractice components with total RVUs for non-facility and facility for procedures are included. 
  • Avoid claim denials and/or audits.Medicare payer information provides the references to Pub. 100 guidelines, follow-up days and assistant-at-surgery.
  • CCI Edits by CPT® and HCPCS code.CPT® codes with associated CCI edits in a special section and quarterly updates available online. 


Year 2018
Category Anesthesia Services