Medicare’s Teaching Physician Billing Requirements
This presentation outlines the documentation and billing requirements of teaching physicians for services rendered to patients by medical residents. Required levels of teaching physician supervision and sample verbiage for required teaching physician notes are discussed. Key areas of concern are addressed, as well as efficient solutions to avoid common problems.
West Kendall Baptist Hospital GME faculty, including: family medicine practitioners, cardiologists, emergency medicine physicians, surgeons, hospitalists, Ob/Gyns, nephrologists, hematologists/oncologists, infectious disease specialists, gastroenterologists, neurologists, ENTs, ophthalmologists, urologists, pulmonologists, critical care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, medical students, residents, fellows and other interested healthcare professionals.
- Implement up-to-date organizational billing requirements.
- Implement up-to-date government payer billing requirements.
Seth Canterbury, CPC, CPC-I
Healthcare Coding and Reimbursement Consultant
Mr. Seth Canterbury, CPC, CPC-I, indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.
Agueda Hernandez, M.D., conference director, indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
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