In CMS
Feb 21st, 2019
A split or shared visit occurs when both a physician and a qualified non-physician practitioner (NPP) meet face-to-face with a Medicare patient on the same date of service, and the work of the physician and the NPP are “combined” into a single E/M service. Split or shared visits may improve a physician’s productivity and positively ...
Sep 1st, 2011
When billing these services, be sure documentation abides by payer requirements and state and employer rules. By Sarah Todt, RN, CPC, CPMA, CEDC When you think of health care professionals, you generally think of physicians. It’s important, however, to be aware that other providers, such as non-physician practitioners (NPPs), also report services. These services may ...
Sep 1st, 2008
Incident-to and Shared Services from the Provider Prospective By Susan Theuns, PA-C, CPC, CHC In recent years, the industry renamed “mid-level providers” “non-physician providers” (NPPs). NPPs are chiefly certified registered nurse practitioners (CRNPs or NPs) and physician assistants–certified (PA-Cs). There are also clinical nurse specialists (CNS) who are considered NPPs as well as nurse midwiv...