Anesthesia coding

1.When reporting for an anesthesia service using CPT codes (00100-01999), which service is not considered inherently included?





2.An anesthesiologist administers general anesthetic to a patient undergoing an initial total hip arthroplasty. The patient is a healthy 71-year-old man. What are the correct CPT code(s)?





3.A surgeon administers moderate sedation to a patient undergoing a diagnostic bronchoscopy in his office. The patient is a healthy 30-year-old woman and the intraservice time is 30 minutes. What are the correct CPT code(s)?





4.A cardiologist performs a pacemaker insertion with transvenous electrodes into the patient's right atrium and ventricle in an ambulatory surgery center. The patient is a 50-year-old male with severe coronary artery disease. A different physician administers moderate sedation for this procedure. The intraservice time was 45 minutes. What are the correct CPT code(s) reported by the physician administering the anesthesia?





5.A surgeon administers general anesthetic prior to performing a tympanostomy with a ventilation tube. The patient is an otherwise healthy nine-year-old boy with recurrent otitis media. What are the correct CPT code(s)?