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3 Things to Know About Advanced Practice Providers in Your Practice

Friday, July 20, 2018

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Advanced practice providers (APPs), sometimes known as non-physician practitioners (NPPs), are essential members of the healthcare team and serve a lot of roles. But, of course, “essential” doesn’t mean they’re always easy to code for. Make sure you keep these top pointers in mind when you’re completing claims for APPs, such as physician assistants, certified […]

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Nurse Practitioner Care Costs Less Than Physician Care, Study Says

Monday, March 7, 2016

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A recent study by researchers at Brandeis University’s Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Mathematica Policy Research, and Montana State University reports that the cost to Medicare is actually less for patients whose primary care provider is a nurse practitioner. In the past, you may have heard the opposite, that nurse practitioner care doesn’t […]

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