00081 – Billable for active hands on Life Saving Management only. MSP rate $105.79 per 30mins
- managing patients family
- discussion with other health care professions
- arranging transfers.
- Call out or continuing care n/a with critical care fee codes.
E-NOTE – must be concise and helpful if under 20 characters, for electronic ease of payment
Must Indicate – what was the urgent issue and what action was performed.
Examples – keep note short – “CPR”
- ACLS protocols,
- catheter insertion
- central line insertion
- Iv meds
Reason for rejections: Billable in 30 min blocks and you must state what hands on life saving action occurred per each 30 min block. Billable with a visit/consult but the visit is considered the first 30mins, the 0081 is billable after that time period.
Billing more than one unit of 00081/82/83/84. You must indicate in the e-note what was done per each 30min block, or it will be refused by MSP as they will require more details.