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A933, C933 On-call Admission General Assessment $75.00

These new fee codes are payable under specified circumstances, for non-elective inpatient admissions, provided through an emergency department or on transfer from another hospital or long-term care facility, by a family or general practitioner who participates in the hospital's on-call roster. The physician must be the most responsible physician with respect to subsequent in-patient care following the admission. The fees are payable for the first admission per patient, per 30-day period. Additional on-call admission general assessments for the same patient, by the same or different physician, per 30-day period, are payable as a general re-assessment.

Assessment codes paid at rates comparable to General Assessments and Intermediate Assessments

The payment amounts for the following fee codes will be increased to $52.50 to be consistent with the fee for a Family Practice & Practice-in-General General Assessment, A003.

A/C/W903

Pre-dental/pre-operative general assessment

C003

General assessment of non-emergency hospital in-patient

W102

Family Practice admission assessment - Long Term Institutional Care

W109

Family Practice annual physical examination - Long Term Institutional Care

K269

Pediatrics annual health examination - Adolescent

H262

Pediatrics low birthweight baby care - Initial visit

W562

Pediatrics admission assessment - Long Term Institutional Care

W272

Geriatrics admission assessment - Long Term Institutional Care

W279

Geriatrics annual physical examination - Long Term Institutional Care

W232

Internal Medicine admission assessment - Long Term Institutional Care

W239

Internal Medicine annual physical examination - Long Term Institutional Care

W419

Physical Medicine annual physical examination - Long Term Institutional Care

W512

Physical Medicine admission assessment - Long Term Institutional Care

The payment amounts for the following fee codes will be increased to $26.50 to be consistent with the fee for a Family Practice & Practice-in-General Intermediate Assessment, A007.

A/C/W777

Intermediate assessment - pronouncement of death

K033

Individual counseling

K041

Group counseling

The payment amount for the following fee code will be increased to $27.00 to maintain relativity with the fee for a Family Practice & Practice-in-General Intermediate Assessment, A007.

A888

Partial assessment at an emergency department equivalent


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