Ophthalmology 02012 - Special consultation - ophthalmology

General Info

Billing Amount: $135.53

Description

To apply when a ophthalmologist, neurologist, pediatric neurologist or a neurosurgeon refers a patient to an ophthalmologist for special examination, or when an ophthalmologist refers a patient to another ophthalmologist where a decision regarding medical or surgical treatment is complicated and requires extra consideration, judgement and implementation of specialized knowledge and experience. This item should include any and all of the following eye examinations: 02015, 02017, 02018, 02019, 02020, and 02038, when indicated and necessary to prepare a written report.

Notes:

Where referred for emergency surgery and surgery is performed within 3 days from date consultation requested, charge an ordinary consultation.

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