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Pulmonology Coding Alert

Billing Corner:

Confirm 'Established Plan of Care' to Avoid Rejection of NPP Services Billing

Definition of new condition is crucial to distinguish incident-to services. If your pulmonology practice, like many, is employing non-physician practitioners (NPPs) or mid-level providers (MLPs), such as physician assistants (PAs) or certified registered nurse practitioners (CRNPs) to increase the number of patients you can see while lessening the burden on your physicians, you know that billing for the NPP’s services [...]