Medical Insurance

If delivery of a health care service is delegated to a paraprofessional what might be an unintended consequence?


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Medicare may not pay for the service. Delegation of Duties Health care delivery by proxy is an area that medicaid and medicare set traps on billing. Even though a paraprofessional can legally perform a given service under the terms of a state's medical practice act, it does not mean that Medicare will pay for the service.