About the Session

This session will review national trends in physician assitant and nurse practitioner utilization. Faculty will review four areas in which use of PAs and NPs can impact organizational strategy: patients, providers, finance and risk. You will learn about specific billing and reimbursement policies for PAs and NPs. The faculty also will address issues related to Medicare, Medicaid and third-party commercial payers and hot-button issues such as cosignatures.

Learning Objectives:

  • Examine four key areas where the physician assistant/nurse practitioner workforce can impact departmental or organizational strategy.
  • Review specific billing and reimbursement policies for PAs and NPs and how to integrate these policies into daily practice and revenue cycle management.

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