This service is the assessment provided by a geneticist upon the written request of a midwife because of the complex, obscure or serious nature of the patient’s problem. This service includes the specific elements of an assessment and the physician must spend a minimum of 90 minutes of direct contact with the patient.
1. The service is eligible for payment only if start and stop times of the service are recorded in the patient's permanent medical record.
2. 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.