Physician must be in personal attendance with the patient for the duration of the patient encounter with the Assessor or Assessor Prescriber. Billable only for time spent witnessing the patient – Assessor encounter. Includes completion of any required documentation – per 15 minutes or greater portion thereof.
- Maximum payable is 105 minutes (7 units). Services which exceed the maximum will be given independent consideration with an explanatory letter.
- Start and end time for the witnessed encounter must be entered in both the billing claim and patient’s chart.
- Not payable with 13501 or 13502 by same physician.