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Otolaryngology Coding Alert


Consider Monetary Impact of Proposed Incident-To Policy Changes

This could profoundly affect your practice’s bottom line. Practices that currently implement “incident-to” billing for services administered by nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) may be looking at some reductions in payment in the near future.  Refresher: As it currently stands, nonphysician practitioners (NPP) performing incident-to services can bill Medicare under the supervising physician’s National Provider Identifier (NPI). This [...]