Endocrinology & metabolism W154 - General re-assessment of patient in nursing home (as per the nursing homes act)*

General Info

Billing Amount: $20.60

Description

Non-Emergency Long-Term Care In-Patient Services includes Chronic Care Hospitals, Convalescent Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Homes for the Aged, designated chronic or convalescent care beds in hospitals and nursing homes or homes for the aged, other than patients in designated palliative care beds. For emergency calls and other special visits to in-patients, use General Listings and Premiums when applicable - see General Preamble GP44 to GP52.

Notes:

*May only be claimed 6 months after Periodic health visit (as per the Nursing Homes Act).

Pre-Amble References:

Please reference the billing pre-amble for these relevant interpretations of this billing code: