Medicare’s Teaching Physician Billing Rules

Accurate resident documentation is imperative to ensure a complete medical record that meets specific participation/performance requirements. This course provides teaching physicians with the specific documentation requirements applicable to each type of resident service.

Target Audience

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, medical students, residents, fellows and other interested healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

  • Apply Medicare’s participation requirements for a teaching physician to bill a service performed in large part by a resident. 
  • Implement appropriate documentation required to demonstrate the above. 
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Guidelines for Teaching Physicians, Interns and Residents 2018-03, Available at www.cms.gov.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
07/01/2018
Course expires: 
01/31/2019

Seth Canterbury, CPC, CPC-I, has 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.

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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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
             
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/01/2018
Course expires: 
01/31/2019
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