Here is a website for your reference. If you are working in a clinic or physician's office, section 60 should provide the documentation you are looking for.
Are you working at a facility with multiple physicians or providers? A separate physician or an approved clinician i.e. NP, PA, who is familiar with the original physician's assessment and treatment plan for the patient may provide supervision. I will be important to document the relationship between the original physician and the subsequent supervising physician/care provider. If a different care provider provides the supervision, you would bill under the supervising physician, not the original physician.
Anyway, those are some of the points I have noticed in researching this issue. Please, if anyone else has additional information, please post a reply.
Oh, and you are correct. It is inappropriate to bill for such services when the physician truely isn't available within the documented guidelines for supervision.
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