Boost E/M Level with Techs’ Work
The OIG is watching, so be sure to meet the incident-to standard. If an auditor comes knocking at your door, be prepared to prove that the ophthalmologist provided the claimed service or procedure -- or that the technician performing the test met certain Medicare rules. The Office of the Inspector General's (OIG's) recent discovery that unqualified nonphysician practitioners (NPPs) performed [...]
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