AMA CPT® Assistant - 2001 Issue 11 (November)

Evaluation and Management (November 2001)

November 2001 page 11 Coding Consultation Evaluation and Management, 99261-99263 (Q&A) Question Is it okay to report two consultation codes when a consultation is performed by two physicians of the same specialty and same group practice (eg, two orthopedic surgeons in the same group practice) on the same date of service? AMA Comment Each physician may report a separate consultation code as long as each encounter meets the requirements for a consultative service. For each consultation, the written or verbal request for a consult may be made by a physician or other appropriate source and documented in the...

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