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Division Policy 8.18

SUBJECT

Medical Consultation Fee

EFFECTIVE DATE

February 25, 2011

REVIEW DATE

January 18, 2013

EXPIRATION DATE

This policy will be reviewed and updated as needed.

PURPOSE

Establish guidelines for purchasing eye medical consultation services for medical services as per policy 8.5.

AUTHORITY

FS 413; Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as Amended

POLICY

DBS will pay a flat rate up to $100 to eye medical consultants for their services. This fee will cover all required eye medical consultations during that month. Fee Code 99242, Outpatient Consultation will be used on authorizations.   If there is no eye medical consultation services required for a particular month, no fee will be paid. 

Original signed by Joyce Hildreth, Director, on February 25, 2011.