TITLE

Work Around Consult Codes When Medicare is Secondary Payer

PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
General Surgery Coding Alert;Mar2010, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the basics on how to manage Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) consultation coding quandary for your general surgery practice in the U.S. It highlights two options to be learned for MSP situations, bill primary payer inpatient/outpatient codes and bill primary payer consult codes. It also provides an answer to a dual-consult-pay problem over this matter.
ACCESSION #
69856023

 

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