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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

Reader Question:
Is Incident-to On Its Way Out?

Question: We have two physician assistants at our GI practice, but we recently heard that we won’t be able to bill their services incident-to anymore. When will this begin? Supercoder Subscriber Answer: What you probably heard about incident to was that the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) recommended that Congress eliminate the incident to program, and instead have nurse practitioners [...]