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Medicare Eliminates Consultation Codes for Doctors
Date:12/15/2009

tions can account for up to 90% of office visits. With the elimination of the consultation codes physicians will now have to use other codes that reimburse less. The financial impact on some practices may be devastating.

"The physicians will have to be very careful with their medical billing," states Manny Oliverez, Director of Operations at Capture Billing. "With the reduced reimbursements physicians will need to have their billing people be even more diligent in collecting and following up on unpaid claims."

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