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Neurology & Pain Management Coding Alert

E/M Coding:

Heed This Advice for Accurate Consult Coding

Some, but not all, payers will accept CPT® consult codes. When the physician performs a consultation service, coders must know the specifics of the encounter before coding. Further, coders will need to check the individual payer's policies on consultations before deciding which route to choose. Explanation: A consult service has to meet several guidelines, or the payer could reject your [...]