405 IAC 5-8-2 - "Consultation" defined

Current through December 29, 2021

Authority: IC 12-15-1-10; IC 12-15-1-15; IC 12-15-21-2

Affected: IC 12-13-7-3; IC 12-15

Sec. 2.

As used in this rule, "consultation" means the rendering of a medical opinion by a physician for a specific member, regarding evaluation or management of a condition, requested by another physician. It requires the consultant physician to examine the patient, unless the applicable standard of care does not require a physical examination. A confirmatory consultation means a second or third opinion. Reimbursement is available for consultative pathology and radiology services under 405 IAC 5-18 and 405 IAC 5-27, where the consultant physician does not examine the patient.

Notes

405 IAC 5-8-2
Office of the Secretary of Family and Social Services; 405 IAC 5-8-2; filed Jul 25, 1997, 4:00p.m.: 20 IR 3310; readopted filed Jun 27, 2001, 9:40 a.m.: 24 IR 3822; readopted filed Sep 19, 2007, 12:16 p.m.: 20071010-IR-405070311RFA; readopted filed Oct 28, 2013, 3:18 p.m.: 20131127-IR-405130241RFA Filed 8/1/2016, 3:44 p.m.: 20160831-IR-405150418FRA

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