PAs and New Patient/New Problems

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Yes they can. We have several PAs and NPs who see new patients as well as patients with new problems.
 
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If it's in their scope of practice

If the care and treatment are in the PA's or NP's scope of practice, then, Yes, they certainly can bill a new patient on their own. Their documentation must meet the guidelines for the level of service, of course.

F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CPC-E/M
 
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