Medical Practice Management Books, Journals and Articles for Physicians, Practice Administrators and Doctors' Office Managers

Search Store: 
OIG Targets PEs and Incident to

OIG Targets PEs and Incident to Billing

Add to Cart
Employment of physician assistants, nurse midwives, clinical psychologists, or nurse practitioners, known collectively as physician extenders (PEs, mid-level providers, nonphysician practitioners, or limited license professionals), benefits a practice because while their “incident to� services can garner the same payments as physicians, PEs typically have salaries that are much lower than physicians. But there’s a Catch 22: This effective way to increase practice profitability is also one of the most effective ways to come under payor scrutiny.