General practice 17220 - Individual counselling - out of office (age 70-79)

General Info

Billing Amount: $84.77

This Item requires times

Notes:

The following definitions must be adhered to when preparing MSP billings for consultation, complete examination, office visit and individual counselling services (both in and out-of-office listing).
OUT-OF-OFFICE FEE ITEMS: 12210, 13210, 15210, 16210, 17210, 18210, 12200, 13200, 15200, 16200, 17200, 18200, 12201, 13201, 15201, 16201, 17201, 18201, 12220, 13220, 15220, 16220, 17220, and 18220 apply to consultation, visit, complete examination and counselling services provided in either a patient’s home, at the scene of an illness or accident, in a hospital in-patient area, palliative care facility, long term care institution or in a hospital emergency department, unless the circumstance of the service is specifically covered by the definition of either fee item 00103, 00108, 00109, 00127, 00128, 13028, 00111, 00112, 00114, 00115, 00113, 00105, 00123, 13228 or one of the 01800 series.

For a prolonged visit for counselling (minimum time per visit – 20 minutes)
Note: MSP will pay for up to four (4) such visits per patient per year (see Preamble D. 3. 3.)

Pre-Amble References:

Please reference the billing pre-amble for these relevant interpretations of this billing code:

See Pre-Amble Notes