INCIDENT- TO – SERVICES

January 30, 2018
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Did You Know?

Incident-to services are widely misunderstood. Most providers are unclear about the CMS guidelines and may be billing for their non-physician practitioner (NPP) services non-compliantly.

Do you know the answers to any of the following questions?

· What are the employment guidelines for incident-to services?

· What are the place of service (POS) restrictions for incident-to services?

· What are the type of service restrictions for incident-to services?

· What level of physician involvement and medical record documentation is required for incident-to services?

· Does the physician need to be in the office suite or is being available by telephone acceptable?

· If the physician is part of a group practice, can any group member supervise the incident-to service?

If you are unsure of the answers, let us help you to ensure your records are compliant in relation to incident-to-services.