General practice 00112 - Visit, emergency

General Info

Billing Amount: $110.97

This Item requires times

Notes:

This item to be charged only when one must immediately leave home, office, or hospital to render immediate care. Call to hospital emergency department while at hospital, bill under appropriate on-call on-site hospital visit listings or procedure.

Claim must state time service rendered.

The following are examples of situations explaining when it would be appropriate to bill under fee item 00112:
Example 1: Physician is called by patient with non-urgent condition. Physician agrees to meet the patient later in the day at the hospital.
Fee item 00112 is not applicable, as the physician was not required to immediately leave home, office or hospital to render immediate care.
Example 2: Physician is called to assess a patient at the hospital. Due to the urgent nature of the patient’s condition, the physician must leave his/her office immediately.
Fee item 00112 is applicable, as all the criteria are met.
Example 3: Physician is visiting patients at the hospital during the daytime. She/he is called to attend a patient in the emergency ward. Due to the urgent nature of the patient’s condition, the physician must attend the patient immediately.
Fee item 00112 is not applicable, as the physician remained at the same site.
Example 4: The physician is called at home regarding a patient. She/he asks the patient to meet him/her at the office later in the day for assessment.
Fee item 00112 is not applicable, as the physician was not required to immediately leave home, office or hospital to render immediate care.