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Jim Kilmark, PA-C
Daniel Ladd, PA-C
Purpose of Committee:
The Reimbursement Committee educates members, practices and administrators on Physician Assistant reimbursement issues. The committee regularly interacts with PAs when issues arise. The committee also works towards improving and preserving reimbursement to practices employing PAs.
Handles frequent inquiries regarding reimbursement for PAs to individual practicing PAs, the practices and hospitals that employ them as well as monitoring policy changes from third party payers that will affect PAs.
Currently, the committee is working with BCBS of Michigan to clarify its policy on hospital employed PAs providing technical surgical assisting for private surgeons.
The committee has also inquired to BCBS of Michigan on its policy excluding reimbursement to PAs providing psychiatric services to outpatient BCBS patients.