medical billing and coding
posted by Felicia .
Under CPT's definition, after a consultation, who takes responsibility for the patient's care?
A.the referring physician
B.the consulting physician
As I understand it, the referring physician retains responsibility, until any transfer of the patient to another physician.
This one may answer your other questions as well: http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/11249.html