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Oncology & Hematology Coding Alert

Billing Corner:

Follow Expert Advice For Smart 'Incident to' Billing

Identify NPP services, describe direct supervision, and check payer guidelines. ‘Incident to’ billing is nearly routine in oncology practices. “E/M follow up visits are often performed by NPPs in oncology practices and billed incident-to under the physician,” says Janae Ballard, CPC, COC, CPMA, CEMC, Manager, Professional Audit Services, Altegra Health, Los Angeles, CA. Billing a service incident-to requires you to [...]