Anesthesia

Anesthesia

Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance)

 covers anesthesia services provided by a hospital if you’re an inpatient. 

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance)

 covers anesthesia services provided by a hospital if you’re an outpatient or by a freestanding 

Ambulatory surgical center

 if you’re a patient.

Your costs in Original Medicare

You pay 20% of the 

Medicare-approved amount

 for the anesthesia services provided by a doctor or certified registered nurse anesthetist. The Part B 

Deductible [glossary]

 applies. The anesthesia service must be associated with the underlying medical or surgical service. You may have to pay an additional 

Copayment

 to the facility. 

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