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Payment for Physician Services in Teaching Settings

Services furnished in teaching settings are paid through the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) if the services are:

• Personally furnished by a physician who is not a resident;

• Furnished by a resident when a teaching physician is physically present during the critical or key portions of the service; or

• Furnished by a resident under a primary care exception within an approved Graduate Medical Education (GME) Program.

Know more about Billing Requirements and applicable modifiers for Teaching Physicians

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