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Billing Infusions w/o dr onsite

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    We just had a physician resign, leaving only one. Is it ok to bill infusions without a doctor onsite. We have many CRNP's supervising the infusion. Is this acceptable or do you have to have a doctor onsite? Need help quickly. If you have an answer and could give me some resource- it would be great. I have to present this to my physician. Sincerely, Desperate
    Last edited by godsgirl0967; 06-22-2010 at 12:56 PM.

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    Columbia, MO
    Is this a physician office?

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    If you have CRNP supervising, you will only be paid at 85%

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    It is a physician's office.
    I understand that we can bill an E/M without dr. , but I figured it would be different with infusions.
    Do ya know?

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    Columbia, MO
    you can bill using the CRNA number but you cannot bill under your physician if he is not on site. Is that what you meant by billing an E&M without the dr?

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    I am sorry I am not being very detailed...
    I know you can't bill if doctor is not onsite, I need to know if it is legal to bill an infusion with a CRNP only supervising?
    Yes, they do have their own NPI.

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