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Under CPT's definition, after a consultation, who takes responsibility for the patient's care?
A.the referring physician
B.the consulting physician
C.the PCP
D.the specialist

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    As I understand it, the referring physician retains responsibility, until any transfer of the patient to another physician.

  • medical billing and coding -

    This one may answer your other questions as well: http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/11249.html

    Sra

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