Keywords: Academics, Billing, Teaching, Residents (PubMed Search)
Fraud (PATH audits) (PATH = physicians at teaching hospitals)
So for the residents, a lot of attendings will want to be present when you do a procedure, not because they think you will need their assistance, but because, procedures are a large revenue stream that can be lost if the attending is not present.
Thanks to Larry Weiss, MD, JD
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