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Billing for Housestaff Services

The WSMA affirms that when a physician assumes responsibility for the services rendered to a patient by a physician housestaff, the physician may ethically bill the patient for services which were performed under the physician's personal direction and supervision. (JC 4.03-87) (Reaffirmed A-17)

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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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