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Teaching Physician Rules Primary Care Exception
November 24th, 2009 - Codapedia Editor
CMS has developed a specific set of rules for academic settings. These rules allow a teaching or attending phyisician to bill for services provided jointly by themselves and residents in approved Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs. Different services (endoscopy, E/M, major surgery) have...
Teaching physician rules and endoscopy
March 25th, 2009 - Codapedia Editor
The teaching physician rules define how to bill for services provided jointly by an attending physician and a resident in an accredited Graduate Medical Education (GME) program. Each type of service has a different set of rules that define the level of the the attending physician's participation...
Teaching Physician Rules and Minor Surgical Procedures
February 9th, 2009 - Codapedia Editor
When a resident performs a minor surgical procedure, the attending physician must be present for the entire procedure, in order to bill for the service under the attending physician's provider number. Minor surgical procedures performed by medical students are never billable to Medicare or any...

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