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55 Pa. Code § 1143.54. Payment conditions for inpatient hospital services.

§ 1143.54. Payment conditions for inpatient hospital services.

 (a)  Payment is made for inpatient medical services if the condition of the patient requires hospitalization, the patient requires medical management by the podiatrist and surgery is not performed.

 (b)  An inpatient consultation by a second practitioner is compensable if the condition of the patient requires the service and if the consultation is requested by the podiatrist or physician in charge of the case.


   The provisions of this §  1143.54 adopted August 27, 1982, effective August 28, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 2855.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  1143.51 (relating to general payment policy); and 55 Pa. Code §  1143.52 (relating to payment conditions for various services).

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