In today’s mobile society, having a “Locum” or stand in provider has become more commonplace. Whether taking a vacation or need time off for an illness or family emergency, the concept of a stand in provider has significant implications. The nuances of billing and documentation are a must to know before you start. Just be sure to research your carriers for their policies. Medicare specifically states that Locum Tenens billing is for Physicians and physicians only. Non Physician Practitioners (NP & PA) are specifically excluded – what does this mean for your practice?
Join expert speaker Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC in this session, where she will shed light on the most up to date information from Medicare and carriers on Locum Tenens. Learn about the rules, and for how long a Locum can stand in his/her role. Plus, learn what goes where on a claim form when billing Locums.
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Who should attend
Practice Administrators, Business Managers, Office Managers, Coders & Billers
Jill Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC, is the Principal of Young Medical Consulting, LLC, A company founded 11 years ago to meet the education and compliance needs of physicians and their staff. Jill has over 30 years of medical experience working in all areas of the medical practice including clinical, billing and rounding with physicians. Her comments and opinions can be seen in several publications and also...
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