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    Is there a code that you can use for a second opinion consult by different doc but same speciality in same group?

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    You cannot bill a consult for a visit that is being resquested by a physician in the same group. You could only bill a consult if it was a different speciality within the same group. It will have to be billed as an established pt. A while back there were second opinion E/M codes, but they were elliminated.

    Hope that helps,
    Kristen Richard, CPC

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    Thank you, I knew that there use to be a code but couldn't find it, sometimes you need another pair of eyes.

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    Your very welcome!!!
    Kristen Richard, CPC

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    What code is currently used for 2nd opinion consult, only one Dr. in the practice and has
    been requested from outside W/C company?

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