August 2005
Medical Economics;8/5/2005, Vol. 82 Issue 15, p21
Trade Publication
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.


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