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Midlevel providers

January/February 2016 Issue
Coding and Billing Rules in 2016: Out With the Old, In With the New [Feature]

Incident-to rules and advance care planning top the list of changes.


March/April 2015 Issue
Using Medicare "Incident-To" Rules [Feature]

Nonphysician practitioners can expand practice capacity, but it's vital to follow the billing rules.


May/June 2014 Issue
A Feedback Tool to Improve Physician-Medical Assistant Communication [Feature]

Using an evaluation form and face-to-face meetings can help get both sides of the team talking and solving problems.


May 2006 Issue
How to Bill for Services Performed by Nonphysician Practitioners [Feature]

This article explains how to bill Medicare for services provided by nonphysician providers (NPPs) -- when to bill under the NPP's own provider number and when to bill under the physician's provider number as "incident-to" care. The rules for shared visits are also explained.


Nov-Dec 2001 Issue
The Ins and Outs of "Incident-To" Reimbursement [Feature]

This article describes the key points of Medicare's incident-to rules as they apply to family physicians.



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