Infographic: Integrating Advanced Practice Clinicians (APCs)

The demand for APCs continues to grow, and health care organizations nationwide must understand how to effectively integrate, optimize and engage this increasingly important provider group while operating within the framework of federal and state laws, regulations and accreditation standards.

As part of the American Health Lawyers Association’s (AHLA) Health Care Transactions Resource Guide, SullivanCotter examines three regulatory requirements that must be met to help ensure compliance and mitigate risk when integrating APCs into the care delivery team:

  • Evaluation of APC competency standards
  • Third-party payer policies as they relate to billing for services provided by APCs
  • Appropriate attribution of APC work effort in production-based physician compensation plans

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