As a facility, there are a variety of reasons as to why you may need locum tenens coverage. Maybe a permanent physician is taking maternity leave or maybe there’s an influx of patients in July due to heat strokes and firework accidents. But, did you know you are able to bill for the care provided by a locum tenens physician? Before you submit a claim, you must follow certain private payer guidelines and Medicare rules.
Check out this infographic by Delta Locum Tenens on how to properly bill for locum tenens services: