Don't Miss These Clarifications About New Patients and 'Qualified Healthcare Professional'

February 2012
Podiatry Coding & Billing Alert;Feb2012, Vol. 4 Issue 2, pp12
The article offers information on the clarifications regarding the qualified healthcare professional and new patients. It says that under the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)® 2012, a new patient refers to the one who was not given professional services by the physician or other doctor of the same subspecialty and specialty. It adds that registered nurses (RNs) can be already excluded from the professional list who can handle the vaccinations if the payer adopts CPT® rules.


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