This publication provides information about the qualifications; supervision requirements; and practical aspects of contracting, credentialing, and billing for nonphysician practitioners. This publication will cover the following:
Qualification: Education and Licensure
Hiring an NPP
Legal Liability of Physicians
Scope of Practice
Delegation and Supervision of Duties
Billing for NPP Services
The guide also includes credentialing information, sample job descriptions, waiver requests, billing guidelines, case studies, and more.
Released: Feb. 15, 2012 Revised: Aug. 19, 2020 Expires: Aug. 19, 2023 ACGME/ABMS Competencies This program addresses the following desirable physician attributes:
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Course Objectives Upon completion of this enduring material, readers should be able to:
Define the physician’s supervision requirements for nonphysician practitioners,
Determine managed care credentialing requirements based on scope of provided services, and
Implement and monitor billing processes that correspond to credentialing and supervision.
Return Policy No refunds or exchanges will be processed for this program. Sponsored by TMLT — Earn a 3-Percent Professional Liability Discount TMLT policyholders who complete this program may be eligible for a 3% premium discount that will be applied to their next eligible policy period.
4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (Enduring) The Texas Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Texas Medical Association designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
On select courses, the Texas Medical Association requires physician to complete 70-percent of the test questions correctly to receive credit for this course.