Psychiatry 00645 - Patient mangmnt confer. - 3rd parties, per 1/4 hr

General Info

Billing Amount: $45.45 per 15 minutes

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Description

Meeting by specific appointment to discuss/plan patient management with third parties, which may include referring physicians or hospital staff (if an inpatient) or relatives and must include at least one professional or community agency representative - per 1/4 hour

Notes:

Not to exceed a maximum of four hours per patient per psychiatrist, per calendar year.

A written record of the meeting must be maintained and/or a report generated by the psychiatrist.

If multiple patients are discussed, the billings shall be for consecutive, non-overlapping time periods.

Not payable unless the patient has been seen by the Psychiatrist in the preceding 180 days
Names and positions of other participants in the Patient Management Conference must be recorded in the patientÕs chart

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Psychiatry Billing codes