Medical assistance in dying (maid) 13503 - Hysician witness to video conference maid assessment – patient encounter

General Info

Billing Amount: $42.65 per 15 minutes

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Max units / day / patient: 7

Description

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.

Notes:

- 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.