Incident To

Home > Tools You Can Use > Topics > Billing and Coding > Incident To You Can Use:Topics:Billing and Coding:Incident ToIncident To billing is a way of billing outpatient services provided by a non-physician practitioner (NPP) such as a nurse practitioner (NP), physician assistant (PA), or other non-physician provider. PAMED's Practice Support Team keeps you updated on the latest updates to billing policies regarding Incident To billing. Novitas Tool Makes “Incident To” Easier<p>Knowing when to bill for “incident-to” professional services can be challenging. Novitas Solutions introduced a new “incident-to” self-service tool on Jan. 25, 2016, designed to offer assistance to providers with understanding “incident-to” requirements, applying the guidelines to their individual situation, and interpreting documentation requirements.​​</p>Practice Administrators;# To Requirements for 2016CMS Clarifies “Incident To” Requirements for 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule<p>​“Incident to” billing requirements were included in the 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule. It was an attempt by CMS to provide clarification, but it seemed to only add to the confusion. PAMED’s Practice Support staff sought answers from CMS’ subject matter expert for “incident to” billing, and CMS has shed further light on the issue.</p>Physicians;#Practice Administrators;#