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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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    Milwaukee WI
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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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