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    Default consults by PA

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    Can a PA do an initial Inpt consult?

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    Initial and Follow-Up Consultation Services

    Initial Consultation Service

    In the hospital setting, the consulting physician or qualified NPP shall use the appropriate Initial Inpatient Consultation codes (99251 – 99255) for the initial consultation service

    30.6.10 C


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    Default Depends on your state though

    If it is within their scope of practice in your state, yes they can.

    Laura, CPC, CEMC

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