Anthem Says Eye Surgeons Should Monitor Cataract Anesthesia Themselves

The insurance company Anthem Blue Cross has recently changed their policy, now stating that routine cataract surgeries do not require a separate anesthesiologist/anesthesist.  Ophthalmologists and anesthesiologists disagree with this policy stance and have written multiple letters to the insurance company.

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/02/20/587165668/anthem-says-eye-surgeons-should-monitor-cataract-anesthesia-themselves

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