Coding, Classification & Reimbursement

Topic: Palliative care Z51.5 for consult

1.  Palliative care Z51.5 for consult

Posted 7 days ago
​Is anyone aware of a commercial payor requiring assignment of Z51.5 Encounter for Palliative Care as evidence of a palliative care consultation?  Regardless of whether the patient elects to proceed with palliative care?



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Susan Wallace
VP of Inpatient Services
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