tci E/M Coding Alert - 2015 Issue 10
Reimbursement News: Look Beyond Code Changes to Billing and Policy Updates
CMS pulls back on some proposed changes. With ICD-10 and CPT® code changes on the radar, you don’t want to miss other healthcare news that may affect your reimbursement starting in the new year. Review some of the general policy updates to keep your practice’s reimbursement flowing in 2016. Rejoice Over Stalled Incident-To Changes According to experts, despite previous indications, incident-to rules remain unchanged for 2016, in that a physician who initiates a patient’s care at an initial visit may be in the office when a non-physician practitioner (NPP) or a mid-level provider (MLP) sees...
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