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PA and NP Billing Update for Orthopaedics 2023

Recorded On: 07/06/2023

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PA and NP Billing Update for Orthopaedics

30 minute Session


CMS made significant changes to its non-physician provider (NPP) billing rules in 2022 and 2023. Dive into the intricacies of incident to, direct, and split/shared billing for Medicare claims, with a focus on applying the new CMS criteria.  

This quick 30-minute virtual course analyzes the NPP billing options for Medicare, with a detailed look at changes effective in 2023 that apply in orthopaedic practices. 

In this session you will:

  1. Refresh your understanding of the definitions and criteria for incident to, direct, and split/shared billing. 
  2. Compare CMS’s previous rules for split/shared reporting with what changes occurred in 2022 and what’s new in 2023.
  3. Learn about a new modifier CMS requires for split/shared services.
  4. Assess orthopaedic scenarios to practice applying these essential billing concepts.

Reminder: You have 30 days to complete the course from the day you open and access the course. 

Jennifer Cabrera, PA-C, MSPA, MPH

Consultant and Speaker


As a board- certified Physician Assistant, Jennifer has spent nearly 20 years in health care, with most of that time in orthopaedics. Her clinical experiences add to her understanding of the importance of solid documentation as well as diagnostic and procedural coding.

Jennifer’s rich background in sports medicine and joint reconstruction includes care for both collegiate and professional athletes, plus serving as first assist on surgeries on a range of orthopedic procedures. She has extensive ASC and hospital experience as a service line manager, case management, and with AAAHC and JCAHO accreditations. In addition, Jennifer has served on the development team for the construction of a new orthopaedic and spine surgical hospital in Los Angeles.

Read more about Jennifer HERE

Course Access and Expiration

You have 30 days to complete a course from the day you first access the content. After 30 days your access will expire. 

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