A CodingIntel member writes:
“I am getting mixed information about incident-to and I was wondering if you could weigh in?
If a NPP changes a medication dosage or medication type, but is treating the same problem, is this to be a change in treatment plan and would they bill under their NPI number. Or, is it still the same care plan and can be billed under the MD.
rheumatologypracticemanagement .com/rpm-issues/2018/february- 2018-vol-6-no-1/2901-incident- to-billing-and-nonphysician- practitioners
Terry Fletcher’s Codecast podcast states it is still under the same treatment plan and can be billed under the MD.”
Also see Incident-to services Medicare and our webinar, Medicare rules for incident-to and shared services.
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