Reimbursement Update: Anesthesia Claims Processing

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) claims processing system now requires CPT®codes 01953, 01968 and 01969 to be billed as units instead of minutes. Claims submitted as minutes will be denied with an Electronic Claims Preparation (ECP) Edit A3/476 effective for claims submitted on April 17, 2020 and thereafter.