diagnostic testin

Hello
I would like some input in regards to physician supervision requirements for diagnostic testing. If a NPP performs the technical component of a test under direct physician supervision, does that part have to be billed under the NPP or can it be billed under the physician?

Comments

  • In an office setting (POS) it can be billed out "incident to" under the physicians NPI, if it is an established patient.

    All other settings, 22, 23, 21; the procedure should be billed out by the NPP


    LuAnn Weis, MPA, CHC, COC, CPC, CPCO, CPMA
    Director of Compliance
    Nyack Hospital
    160 N. Midland Avenue
    Nyack, NY 10960
    Ph: 845-348-7293
    Fax: 845-348-2160
    weisl@nyackhospital.org
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