Rheumatology 31050 - Extended consultation-rheumatology-exceed 53 min

General Info

Billing Amount: $267.92

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Description

To consist of examination, review of history, laboratory, x-ray findings, necessary to initiate care

Notes:

Restricted to Rheumatology.

Applicable to patients with chronic and complex medical needs. Paid with the following diagnostic codes:
a. Diffuse Diseases of Connective Tissue (710), Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (710.0), Systemic Sclerosis (710.1), Sicca Syndrome (710.2), Dermatomyositis (710.3), Polymyositis 710.4, Other (710.8), Unspecified (710.9);
b. Rheumatoid Arthritis and other Inflammatory Polyarthropathies (714), Rheumatoid Arthritis (714.0), FeltyÕs Syndrome (714.1), Other Rheumatoid Arthritis with Visceral or Systemic Involvement (714.2), Juvenile Chronic Polyarthritis (714.3), Chronic Postrheumatic Arthropathy (714.4), Other (714.8), Unspecified (714.9);
c. Polyarteritis Nodosa and Allied Conditions (446), Polyarteritis Nodosa (446.0), Acute Febrile Mucocutaneous Lymphnode Syndrome (MCLS) (446.1), Hypersensitivity Angiitis (446.2), Lethal Midline Granuloma (446.3), WegenerÕs Granulomatosis (446.4), Giant Cell Arteritis (446.5), Thrombotic
d. Ankylosing Spondylitis and Other Inflammatory Spondylopathies (720), Ankylosing Spondylitis (720.0), Spinal Enthesopathy (720.1), Sacroiliitis, not Elsewhere Classified (720.2), Other Inflammatory Spondylopathies (720.8), Unspecified Inflammatory Spondylopathy (720.9);
e. Other Disorders of Bone and Cartilage (733), Osteoporosis (733.0), Pathologic Fracture (733.1), Cyst of Bone (733.2), Hyperostosis of Skull (733.3), Aseptic Necrosis of Bone (733.4), Osteitis Condensans (733.5), TietzeÕs Disease (733.6), Algoneurodystrophy (733.7), Malunion and Nonunion of Fracture (733.8), Other and Unspecified (733.9);
f. Psoriasis and Similar Disorders (696), Psoriatic Arthropathy (696.0), Other Psoriasis (696.1), Parapsoriasis (696.2), Pityriasis rosea (693.3), Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris (694.4), Other Unspecified Pityriasis (696.5), Other (696.8).
g. Arthropathy associated with infections (711);
h. Polymalgia rheumatic (725);
i. Gout (274), (712).

Paid to a maximum of one per patient within six months of the last visit.

iv) Not paid in addition to 31010, 31012, 31006, 31007, 31008, 31110, 31112, 31106, 31107 or 31108.
v) Start and end times must be recorded on claim and in the patientÕs chart.
vi) Not paid when there is no change in condition from previous assessment.

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