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Hospital employed PA billing

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    If a PA employed by a hospital does an initial inpatient consult for a surgeon employed by a hospital, and the PA dictates the consult report and discusses the patient with the surgeon can both the PA and physician bill a consult? The surgeon co-signed the PA's consultation and performed surgery the next day. What can the surgeon bill?

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    Columbia, MO
    they cannot both bill the consul because only the PA performed the face to face consult, the surgeon gets to bill the surgery.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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