The PA or NP may perform and bill for all services within his/her scope of practice. I've had PAs perform and bill all levels of E/M service (as per documentation, of course).
You will bill under the PA or NP's NPI and name if this is a new problem. You can use the physician's name/number (i.e. "incident to" billing) ONLY if this is for an existing problem and an existing treatment plan the PHYSICIAN has previously outlined.
If there is ANY deviation from the existing treatment plan ... e.g. PA changes a medication or orders a new diagnostic test ... then you MUST bill the service under the PA/NP's name & number.
Hope that helps.
F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC
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