Family practice & practice in general A815 - Midwife-requested special assessment (mrsa)

General Info

Billing Amount: $186.95

Description

Midwife-Requested Special Assessment must include constituent elements of A813 and is payable in any setting: a. to a paediatrician for an urgent or emergency assessment of a newborn; or b. to a family physician or obstetrician for assessment of a mother or newborn when, because of the very complex, obscure or serious nature of the problem, the physician must spend at least 50 minutes in direct patient contact, exclusive of tests. The start and stop times of the assessment must be recorded on the patient’s permanent medical record. In the absence of such information, the service is payable as A813. Maximum one per patient per physician per pregnancy.