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MedPAC call to end incident-to no isolated threat — but will CMS lower the boom?  

Effective Jul 3, 2019
Published Jul 8, 2019
Last Reviewed Aug 27, 2019

Medical practices that use non-physician practitioners (NPPs) may have gotten a little nervous last month when the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) proposed the end of incident-to billing. Whether CMS accepts the proposal or not, other signs are showing that the feds would like to get all NPP services reimbursed at 85% of the physician rate, regardless of incident-to status.


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