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317:30-5-661.2.Services and supplies "incident to" Health Center encounters
[Revised 06-25-07]
(a) Services and supplies incident to the service of covered health center providers may be covered if the service or supply is:
(1) of a type commonly furnished in physician offices;
(2) of a type commonly rendered either without charge or included in the Health Center's bill;
(3) furnished as an incidental, although integral, part of professional services furnished by a physician, advanced practice nurse, physician assistant, certified nurse midwife, or specialized advanced practice nurse;
(4) furnished under the direct, personal supervision of an advanced practice nurse, physician assistant, certified nurse midwife, specialized advanced practice nurse or a physician; and
(5) in the case of a service, furnished by a member of the Health Center's health care staff who is an employee or contractor of the organization.
(b) "Services and supplies incident to" include services such as minor surgery, reading x-rays, setting casts or simple fractures and other activities that involve evaluation or treatment of a patient's condition. They also include laboratory services performed by the Health Center, specimen collection for laboratory services furnished by an off-site CLIA certified laboratory and injectable drugs.

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