TITLE

Consultations

PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Medical Economics;8/5/2005, Vol. 82 Issue 15, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the appropriate use of consultation codes and Medicare's documentation requirements to prevent Medicare scrutiny of consultation claims in the U.S. Confirmation of the consult request in the patient's medical record; Provision of written report of the opinion to the requesting physician; Attachment of modifier-32 to the confirmatory consult code if it is requested by an insurer.
ACCESSION #
17925250

 

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