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2018 Anesthesia Conversion Factors

The 2018 National Anesthesia Conversion Factor and the locality specific Anesthesia Conversion Factors were released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in November 2017, for claims to be processed in 2018.

The following anesthesia conversion factors are being used to determine Medicare reimbursement for 2018:

Alabama

Effective Date Locality Participating Non-Participating Limiting Charge
01/01/2018 20.76 19.72 22.68

Georgia

Effective Date Locality Participating Non-Participating Limiting Charge
01/01/2018 001* 22.26 21.15 24.32
01/01/2018 099** 21.59 20.51 23.59

001*- Atlanta metropolitan Area
099**- Rest of Georgia

Tennessee

Effective Date Locality Participating Non-Participating Limiting Charge
01/01/2018 20.79 19.75 22.71

 

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