Definition of Office Visit

Office visits include separate, billable encounters that result from evaluation and management services provided to the patient and include: (1) Concurrent care or transfer of care visits, (2) Consultant visits, or (3) Prolonged Physician Service without Direct (Face-To-Face) Patient Contact (tele-health). A consultant visit occurs when an Eligible Physician (EP) or other eligible professional is asked to render an expert opinion/service for a specific condition or problem by a referring provider.

Last Updated On

February 27, 2012