Neurology 40444 - Follow up telestroke acvs relapse intervention

General Info

Billing Amount: $80.14

Notes:

To be used for the ongoing evaluation, neurological clinical monitoring and treatment of a patient seen within 72 hours of onset of symptoms with referral diagnosis of ACVS with remission (partial or complete) of original symptoms who requires ongoing care by the neurologist.

Includes ongoing review of any and all diagnostic imaging.

Not payable with 00410, 00081, or 00082 by same physician.

iv) Includes sequential scales e.g. NIHSS. as necessary.
v) Not intended for standby time such as waiting for laboratory results.
vi) For payment purposes, when immediately subsequent to 40441, the consultation fee constitutes the first half hour of the time spent with the patient during the videoconference.
vii) Start and end times must be submitted with claim.
viii) Restricted to Neurologists.
ix) If billed in addition to 40441, paid at 100%.
x) Daily maximum per patient is four (4), unless note record indicates medical necessity for extended service.

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