Work Around Consult Codes When Medicare is Secondary Payer

March 2010
General Surgery Coding Alert;Mar2010, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p20
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.


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