Anesthesia services furnished in conjunction with and in support of a screening colonoscopy are reported with:
1. CPT Code 00812
What is CPT Code 00812?
Anesthesia for lower intestinal endoscopic procedures, endoscope introduced distal to duodenum; screening colonoscopy.
2. CPT Code 00811
What is CPT Code 00811?
Anesthesia for lower intestinal endoscopic procedures, endoscopy introduced distal to duodenum; not otherwise specified.
Note: When a screening colonoscopy becomes a diagnostic one, anesthesia services are reported with CPT code 00811 and the PT Modifier.