Billing for services performed by nonphysician practitioners

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Billing for services performed by nonphysician practitioners

By Linda Barney, MD, FACS , Betsy Nicoletti, CPC and Mark Savarise, MD, MBA, FACS

PUBLISHED May 1, 2014 o Print-Friendly

When surgeons find their workload is getting overwhelming, they sometimes consider adding another surgeon or a nonphysician practitioner (NPP), such as...

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Date: 2018-03-20 18:21:24
Website: http://bulletin.facs.org

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Seat Lifts and Patient Lifts - Medical Clinical Policy ...

Policy

Seat Lifts

Aetna considers seat lift mechanisms medically necessary durable medical equipment (DME) when all of the following criteria are met:

The member must be incapable of standing up from a regular armchair at home; and

The member must have severe arthritis of the hip or knee, or have severe neuromuscular disease; and

The seat lift mechanism must be prescribed to effect improvement,...

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Date: 2018-08-31 07:28:43
Website: aetna.com

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Medicare Expands Opioid Monitoring After GAO Report — Pain ...

Two months ago, PNN reported on a GAO audit that recommended the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) greatly expand its monitoring of Medicare patients who receive high doses of opioid pain medication. �

Over 700,000 Medicare beneficiaries currently receive opioids in excess of 90mg morphine equivalent doses, and the GAO thinks it would be a good idea to have private insurers track...

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Website: https://www.painnewsnetwork.org

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Humana Medicare Imaging Prior Authorizations ...

Humana Medicare Imaging Prior Authorizations

PDF download:

H1036137000SB15. 2015. Summary of Benefits. Humana Gold Plus. ®. H1036-

137 (HMO) ... You have choices about how to get your Medicare benefits. o One

choice is to get .... Services with a 1 may require prior authorization. o Services

with a 2 ... Therapeutic radiology services (such as radiation treatment for cancer)

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2015 Medicare...

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Website: http://www.medicaredcodes.org

Top 10 Health Insurance Companies by Market Share

For Families

Top 10 Health Insurance Companies by Market Share

Health insurance is a very competitive field however no single health care company dominates the market; market share is more evenly distributed between all companies. Some companies will naturally hold a larger share of the market than others but overall health insurance market share is pretty diverse. The following statistics are...

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Website: http://www.personalhealthinsurance.com