01469 - Direction of care/end of life assessment

General Info

Billing Amount: $247.51

Minimum number of minutes per unit: 0 Mins

Max units / day / patient: 0

Max units / year / patient: 0

Description

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Notes:

Restricted to Critical care medicine physicians who have not treated the patient in the previous seven days.

This fee includes an examination, review of history, laboratory. X-ray findings necessary to write a report as well as any and all meetings with family and ICU team required to formulate and perform end-of-life and/or direction of care, e.g.: withdrawal of life-sustaining measures and filling out forms for comfort care orders.

Patient must be in ICU with life threatening illness.

iv) Not intended for use for advance-care planning.
v) Limited to one assessment per patient per ICU admission.

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