Incident to Billing

Currently, there are two ways in which to bill Medicare for Non-physician Providers (NPP) services: direct (under the NPP`s name and NPI) and incident to (under supervising physician`s name and NPI).

“Incident to” services are defined as those services that are furnished incident to physician professional services in the physician’s office (whether located in a separate office suite or within an institution) or in a patient’s home.

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