Tuesday, December 11, 2018
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Anthem Calls On Eye Surgeons To Monitor Anesthesia During Cataract Surgery

If you need cataract surgery, your eye surgeon may have to do double duty as your anesthetist under a new policy by health insurer Anthem. In a clinical guideline released this month, the company said it’s not medically necessary to have an anesthesiologist or nurse anesthetist on hand to administer and monitor sedation in most cases.


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