E082 - Admission assessment by the most responsible physician (mrp) premium

General Info

Billing Amount: $0.00

Description

Adds a 30% premium to the assessment code billed with this (Consultations, Assessments, etc).

Notes:

1. E082 is only eligible for payment once per patient per hospital admission.
2. E082 is only eligible for payment:
a. if the physician establishes that he or she does not receive any direct or indirect remuneration from a hospital or hospital foundation for rendering in-patient clinical services; or
b. where the physician receives any direct or indirect remuneration from a hospital or hospital foundation for rendering in­ patient clinical services, if the physician establishes that such remuneration has been reduced by an amount equal to the amount that would be eligible for payment to the physician had he or she not received any such direct or indirect remuneration.
3. E082 is not eligible for payment for transfers within the same hospital. 4. E082 is not applicable to any other service or premium.

Commentary:
1. E082 is only eligible for payment when the admitting physician is the MRP. If the MRP does not render the admission assessment, E082 is not eligible for payment for any service rendered by any physician during that hospital admission.
2. E082 is not eligible for payment for a patient admitted for obstetrical delivery or for a newborn.
3. E082 is not applicable for any consultation or assessment related to day surgery.

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