These two fees have been changed into time-based fees payable per 15 minutes, or portion of. The purpose of this change is to take into account the duration of these calls, and particularly to better compensate for more time-intensive calls. In addition G10002 has also been changed to include telephone calls initiated by an allied care provider.
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Effective August 1, 2012 changes have been made to the two specialist telephone patient management fees (G10002 and G10003).