Monday, October 15, 2012

Medicare Physician Assistant Rules

In an article published by the Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants (SEMPA) describes Medicare requirements and how they relate to Physician Assistants.

The article highlights the following:
  • Physician Supervision
    • Supervision between the Physician and the Physician Assistant
  • Enrollment
    • Must meet requirements to be a Medicare Provider
  • NPIs
  • "Incident To" Billing
    • Must meet various criteria for services performed by a PA in an office or clinic setting
  • Medicaid
    • Billing for services varies by state
  • Billing When Physician & PA Care for Same Patient
To view the full article, please click the following link: Medicare Physician Assistant Rules

For additional billing and coding resources, please click the following link: Medical Reimbursement, Inc. Resources

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