AMA CPT® Assistant - 2000 Issue 4 (April)

Evaluation and Management (April 2000)

April 2000 page 10d Coding Consultation Evaluation and Management, 99241 (Q&A) Question To report a consultation service, do the requesting physician and the providing physician have to be from different specialty fields (eg, internal medicine and surgery)? AMA Comment CPT does not limit the use of the consultation codes according to whether or not the physician providing the consult service is of a different specialty field than the physician requesting the advice or opinion. The guidelines for use of the consultation codes simply indicate that use of these codes requires that one physician is responding to a specific...

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