AMA CPT® Assistant - 2007 Issue 3 (March)

Evaluation and Management: Consultations (March 2007)

March 2007 page 9 Coding Communication:Evaluation and Management: Consultations Question How many consultations can be reported by a physician providing care to a hospitalized patient during a single admission? AMA Comment The guidelines for Inpatient Consultations state that one consultation should be reported by a consultant per admission. Subsequent services during the same admission, including services to complete the initial consultation, monitor progress, or address a new problem, are reported with the Subsequent Hospital Care codes (99231-99233) or Subsequent Nursing Facility Care codes (99307-99310). Evaluation and Management: Consultations (March 2007). CPT® Assistant. 2007; March 2007 page 9 ...

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