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    Default EP and new patient question

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    Can a EP physician charge a new patient visit if it's the first time HE has seen the patient but the patient has already been seen by one of our regular cardiologists? Can anyone tell me where I can find documentation regarding this? Any help would be greatly appreciated!!

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    Apr 2007
    Phoenix, AZ


    Yes, you can. Medicare recognizes EP as a separate specialty. The Medicare transmittal number is MM7209.
    Cyndi Allen, CPC, CIRCC
    2015 Local Chapter President, Casa Grande, AZ

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