Consult coding, for same patient,new issue

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A patient was refered to an endocrinologist for diabetes, and still has follow up appts for the diabetes. Then is re-referred for hyperthyroid, which is a brand new issue. Can you code a consult code again?
 
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CodingKing

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Its possible to have a consult more than once on a patient even for the same condition (except Medicare and payers who do not accept consult codes anymore). Does this meet the 3R's test or is this just a transfer of care for the condition?
 
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