ruprecht at BLUE.WEEG.UIOWA.EDU
Tue Apr 15 12:11:22 PDT 1997
So, are they paying you what they determined your time is worth??????
> Happy Tax Day!
> Our friends in medical radiology certainly bill for these consulting
> services. In fact, there is a charge code for "interpret outside
> films" that insurance companies pay. The patient is billed, not the
> referring practitioner. These generally apply to patients referred
> here for care who bring their films from the referring doc with them.
> Occasionally I get a call, generally from a medical radiologist in the
> region, to provide the interpretation for the medical record of a
> study, usually something like TMJ MRI. The referring practitioner,
> who bills the patient for the interpretation, then gets our bill for
> the service. The amount varies, but generally is based on about $120
> per hour--which is what the University has determined that my time is
> Best wishes.
> S. Julian Gibbs, DDS, PhD Voice 615-322-3190
> Professor of Radiology FAX 615-322-3764
> Vanderbilt University Medical Center
> Nashville TN 37232-2675 mailto:julian.gibbs at mcmail.vanderbilt.edu
* Axel Ruprecht D.D.S., M.Sc.D., F.R.C.D.(C) *
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