Over 90% of surgeries use anesthesia, as part of the procedure to help the patient manage pain as well for the surgeon to manage the procedure in controlled circumstances. However, reimbursement for the anesthesia procedure often descends into a numbness vortex, as a result of disputes and delays due to improper Anesthesia coding.
In a world of fleeting fancies, the pursuit of medical coding automation seems akin to the search for the elixir of life; healing all infirmities and maladies – past, present, and future. Medical coding automation is an extremely strenuous, systematic and time-consuming process. If not executed intelligently, most initiatives lead to disappointing ends. But what accounts for these failures?