When NPP documents a procedure or visit for a physician this is considered "Scribing", Scribing is permitted, however the NPP that is acting as the scrib for the physician he/she shoulld note "written by (the NP's name), acting as a scribe for Dr. (The physician's name). and the physician should co-sign, indicating that the note accurately reflects work and decisions made.
This information is from the AAPC Coding Edge August 2008
Hope this helps!
LaTanya Clark, CPC
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