tci E/M Coding Alert - 2017 Issue 1

Use Our Handy Guide To Become A Pro At Consults And Referrals

Remember: In a consultation, the consulting physician’s opinion is crucial. Pulling out your hair trying to understand the differences between consultations and referrals? Well, you are not alone. Practices often stumble when it comes to correctly distinguishing between these two important concepts, but you don’t have to fall into that trap. Let us show you how to ace your consults and referrals with this expert advice on distinguishing between the two. Always Determine “Transfer Of Care” When trying to decide if a situation qualifies as a referral, remember the phrase “transfer of care.” &ldquo...

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