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    Health Service Code 03.03AI

    Transfer of care of intensive care patient

    1. May be claimed on the date of transfer by the receiving physician when assuming responsibility for care of an intensive care patient.
    2. Only one transfer may be claimed per patient, per calendar week, regardless of whether the same or different physician provides the service.
    3. The physician from whom the care is being transferred may claim a hospital visit or intensive care visit, as appropriate, on the day of transfer.
    4. May not be claimed for weekend coverage or within 24 hours of admission to hospital.
    5. 03.05A may be claimed by the receiving physician after 30 minutes of time related to care of the patient has been spent.
    Category:V Visit
    Base rate:$165.13

    AMA billing tips:

    • All of the following criteria must be met:

      • Used when the care of a patient has been transferred to another physician who will continue to provide care for the patient.
      • The physician receiving the care claims the transfer of care.
      • Each physician may claim for services on the date of transfer if they have seen the patient.

    Fee modifiers:

    No modifiers.

    Governing Rules:

    No Governing Rules.