Medicare creates and maintains the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edits and NCCI Policy Manual, which identify code pair edits. When performed on the same patient, on the same day, and by the same provider, the secondary code is considered an integral part of the primary code, and payment for …
I checked the government website to see if I am an eligible clinician and it says that I am not. I just don’t want to get blindsided with a letter saying I will be penalized. Is there anything you would suggest or recommend that I do now to protect myself from future penalties. Thank you
A locum tenens provider is one that works in the place of the regular physician for a short duration of time. Guideline typically allows this time period to be a 60 day maximum, when a substitute doctor would be brought in to your office to cover your original doctor’s actual schedule during the time he/she is absent.
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