Posted on Jan 1, 2013
A reminder that this fee is available to bill for the most responsible specialist physician coordinating a complex patient’s hospital discharge.
This fee premium is intended to support the clinical coordination of complicated patients being discharged who require community support upon discharge and are otherwise at risk of readmission. The fee is applicable to the Most Responsible Physician coordinating the hospital discharge for a complex patient with a stay greater than four days. The fee premium requires, among other services, a written discharge care plan for the patient and communication with the patient's primary health care provider.