Making Medicare Incident-to Rules Work For You

March 2007 Physician News Digest

Fox attorney Todd Rodriguez explains that, when used properly, the Medicare "incident-to" billing rules can be one of the single most effective tools for extending a physician’s in-office capabilities. However, failure to follow the rules to the letter can result in significant overpayment and even fraudulent billing liability. This article also discusses the requirements of the Medicare incident-to billing rules and common pitfalls experienced by many physicians when applying the rules.