Incident-To and Split/Shared Services: Strategies for Compliant Physician Practice Billing - On-Demand
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Shannon O. DeConda, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CMSCS, CPMA
Level of Program
The regulatory guidelines and billing rules for incident-to and split/shared services remain a mystery to many physician practices. Confusion around billing nurse practitioner and physician advisor services often leads to noncompliance. It can also result in lost revenue and inefficient scheduling due to misconceptions regarding supervisory requirements.
During this on-demand program, expert speaker Shannon O. DeConda, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CMSCS, CPMA, breaks down the regulatory requirements and nuances involved in billing incident-to and split/shared services. She will also cover how to address place of service codes and give listeners auditing best practices for these services. Case studies and scenarios will further illustrate the real-life application of incident-to and split/shared rules.
At the conclusion of this on-demand program, participants will be able to:
- Describe incident-to and split/shared services and identify them in the physician practice setting
- Recognize when each type of service is permitted according to place of service, type of carrier, and the specific rules that relate to each
- Identify which providers are eligible to perform incident-to and split/shared services
- Extrapolate the financial impact of incident-to and split/shared services on their medical practice to determine when the services are appropriate for use
Who Should Listen
- Physician practice coding and billing managers
- Physician practice coders and billers
- Compliance staff
- Nurse practitioners
- Physician assistants
- Split/shared vs. incident-to services and the differences between them
- Eligible providers and discussion surrounding physician-to-physician incident-to
- Place of service considerations
- Rules associated with incident-to services
- Accessing the financial impact of incident-to and split/shared
- Q&A (not live)
(Continuing education hours valid for live + On Demand program participants)
This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 1.5 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor. (CEH’s for this webcast expire on: 1/31/17).
American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
This Live and On Demand program has been approved for 1 continuing education unit for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor. (CEU’s for this webcast expire on: 2/15/2017)
Meet the Speakers
Shannon O. DeConda, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CMSCS, CPMA, has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry. She has worked in physician practice, as a respiratory therapist, and as a biller and coder, and now provides medical audit investigations and education. DeConda founded the National Alliance of Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS) in 2007 and established the Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA) certification. NAMAS focuses on the standardization of processes and efforts with investigations and audits, working to provide full and comprehensive interpretations of guidelines and policies in an ambiguous and ever-changing industry.
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