Genetics A800 - Midwife-requested genetic assessment

General Info

Billing Amount: $167.35

Description

This service is the assessment of a patient provided by a geneticist upon the written request of a midwife because of the complex, obscure or serious nature of the patient’s problem. The midwife-requested genetic assessment includes the common and specific elements of an assessment.

Notes:

1. This service is limited to one per patient, per physician, per 12 month period.
2. The geneticist must submit his/her findings, opinions and recommendations in writing to both the midwife and the patient’s primary care physician, if applicable, or the amount payable for the service will be reduced to a lesser fee.

The written request from the midwife must be retained on the patient’s permanent medical record, or the amount payable for the service will be reduced to a lesser fee.

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