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    Specifically, a consultation service is distinguished from other evaluation and management visits because it is provided by a physician or qualified nonphysician practitioner whose opinion or advice regarding evaluation and/or management of a specific problem is requested by another physician or other appropriate source.

    A request for a consultation from an appropriate source and the need for consultation (i.e., the reason for a consultation service) shall be documented by the consultant in the patient’s medical record and included in the requesting physician or qualified NPP’s plan of care in the patient’s medical record; and After the consultation is provided, the consultant shall prepare a written report of his/her findings and recommendations, which shall be provided to the referring physician.

    Section 30.6.10

    http://www.cms.hhs.gov/manuals/downloads/clm104c12.pdf

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