Results 1 to 2 of 2

Adding new drs to practice

  1. Question Adding new drs to practice
    Medical Coding Books
    Our practice will be hiring a new doctor soon. This doctor will not be enrolled with all the carriers we file with. Some people in the billing office state that we can bill for the new doctor's services under one of the other doctor's name. I don't think this is correct. Can someone please help me out with this? Also, if possible, please direct me to documentation on this issue.


  2. #2
    North Carolina
    From personal experience, this could be carrier specific. I had some carriers that would allow a supervising physician. As a precaution, I would have the carrier submit proof in writing.

    I found that the majority of carriers would not honer a claim until they were actually credentialed. This information was obtained through provider relation correspondence. The obvious problem with that was the filing limit for that individual carrier.

    For some carriers, they will go retroactive.

    I wish I could give you a better answer. Maybe someone else has some input.
    Last edited by RebeccaWoodward*; 03-04-2008 at 07:19 PM.
    Rebecca CPC, CPMA, CEMC

    Your click COUNTS...

    CLICK to give FREE mammograms!

Similar Threads

  1. Drs under document history
    By GAcoder in forum E/M
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 05-08-2014, 10:06 PM
  2. More than Two Drs at surgery
    By in forum General Surgery
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 04-12-2013, 11:54 AM
  3. Family Practice interested in adding a wellness clinic
    By mwoodruff in forum General Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 06-25-2012, 02:18 PM
  4. Different ED DRs
    By alices in forum Emergency Department
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 12-23-2009, 12:01 PM
  5. On Call Drs.--Is this possible?
    By kibbit99 in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 06-17-2009, 05:43 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.