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Nurse Practitioner Reimbursement

This article addresses problems related to nurse practitioner reimbursement and the Rural Health Clinic Services Act of 1977. An overview of payor policies prior to the passage of P.L. 95-2 10 is presented, followed by a discussion of some of the difficulties in implementing the statute.

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Onboarding Nurse Practitioners: A Healthcare System Approach to Interprofessional Education

The Future of Nursing report1 underscores the belief that nurses can play a vital role in patient care outcomes. Among many things, the report discusses nurses practicing to the fullest extent of their education, nurse/physician collaboration, and team approaches. The issues addressed in the report are relevant at all levels of nursing but have unique […]

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The BBA Expands the Role of Physician Extenders … With Major Implications for Provider-Employers

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Measuring how Acute Care Nurse Practitioners Affect Outcomes

Nurse-leaders need a way to measure acute care nurse practitioners’ (ACNPs’) performance and justify their positions. An objective documentation tool can help to evaluate ACNPs’ work activities and measure performance and outcomes.

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PAs and NPs. How to Bill for their Services

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How “Physician Extenders” can Strengthen your Practice

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Lessons Learned from Advanced Practice Nursing Payment

For more than 25 years, advanced practice nurses have been incrementally included as a part of the health care financing structure. Following physician payment revisions at the federal level, advanced practice nurses were overtly recognized as Medicare providers and have participated in the establishment of current procedural terminology codes and the subsequent relative work values […]

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Nurse Practitioners & Reimbursement

Nursing’s Agenda for Health Care Reform (1991) embraces primary health care as the focus of a restructured health care system. As part of this reformed system, consumers would access the most cost-effective providers in community-based settings. Removal of financial and regulatory barriers that limit consumer access to providers, such as lack of direct reimbursement by […]

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An Analysis of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Utilization in Various Employment Settings

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Productivity Tool Serves as Outcome Measurement for NPs in Acute Care Practice

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