MRP (Most Responsible Physician): The physician/service who admits the patient to the hospital. The MRP can transfer doctors and specialties throughout a patient’s hospital stay, but only one doctor can be MRP for the patient at one time.
As the MRP, there are some premiums that you become eligible for:
E082 premium can be added to an admission consult or assessment. This premium is only allowed once per admission.
E083 premium added to subsequent visits:
C122 + E083 is billed day 2 of hospital admission assessment
C123 + E083 is billed day 3 of hospital admission assessment
Hospital visit + E083
C124 + E083 are billed on day of discharge.
*note patient must be in hospital for 48 hours to bill C124 + E083
C142 + E083 is billed by MRP on day 1 after leaving ICU
*note physician that admits to ICU must not be the same physician that patient is discharged to.
C143 + E083 is billed by MRP on day 2 after leaving ICU
*note physician that admits to ICU must not be the same physician that the patient is discharged to.
C122 and C123 are not eligible for payment after surgery.
C124 + E083 are eligible after surgery.