Consult over phone

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A rehab counselor wants to set up a 45min appt with our physician over the phone to discuss a mutual patient. Can our physician bill the patient's medicaid for this?

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No. Medicaid, and other government payers, require a face-to-face encounter with the patient.

Hope that helps.

F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC
 
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