This course will include documentation "do's and don'ts" including ways to document medical necessity and skilled care in aquatic therapy environments. It will provide updates on Medicare rules and coding related to outpatient aquatic therapy along with sharing key resources to help the therapist stay in compliance. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on September 13, 2019
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; MD/0.2; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OK/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- Participants will be able to compose at least three medical necessity statements justifying aquatic therapy interventions based on the unique properties of water.
- Participants will be able to list at least two ways to demonstrated skilled care in daily note documentation.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three reasons for insurance denial of payment as it relates to aquatic therapy interventions.
- Participants will be able to list at least five reasons why documentation is an essential part in delivering aquatic therapy services.
- Participants will be able to correctly identify at least three group and aquatic therapy CPT codes when billing for outpatient aquatic therapy.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learner outcomes|
|15-35 Minutes||Purpose of documentation|
|35-45 Minutes||Questions that should be answered by the documentation|
|45-75 Minutes||Define aquatic therapy/ justification of aquatic therapy based on the unique properties of water|
|75-85 Minutes||Documenting skill, and progress in the aquatic therapy patient|
|85-100 Minutes||Common mistakes that lead to denial|
|100-120 Minutes||Billing and coding for aquatic therapy. Summary, Q&A|
PT, DPT, OCS
Beth is a physical therapist specializing in orthopedic and aquatic therapy and the owner of North County Water & Sports Therapy Center in San Diego. Beth earned her PT degree from the University of Connecticut and earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Boston University. She has achieved Certification and re-certification as a clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy. Beth has a passion for education and the ability to motivate and facilitate professional growth and lifelong learning among physical therapy students and graduates. Applying evidence-based material to daily clinical treatment makes her one of the most recognized speakers in the USA and abroad.
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