This seminar offers an in-depth review of Medicare Part B coding and billing, including CPT coding, unit to minute conversion, appropriate use of evaluation codes, modifiers, and G codes is offered. Using multiple examples, therapists will learn how to be compliant with coding, thorough in documentation to support skilled interventions, and detailed to avoid common errors. A review of elements known to trigger medical review including coding and documentation to support the plan of care is offered and tips and strategies for successfully managing medical review will be explored. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
***AFTER this course went live, the President of the United States signed into law a permanent repeal of the cap on Medicare outpatient therapy services in Feb 2018.*** Regarding Pennsylvania credits, the Pennsylvania Board of Physical Therapy does not grant credit for topics unrelated to the actual practice of physical therapy/direct patient care such as practice building, office management, billing, marketing, documentation, reimbursement, etc.***Some state boards do not accept courses related to billing, coding, documentation and reimbursement. Please refer to your state's continuing education requirements prior to completing this course.
Course created on January 12, 2018
Course Type: Text/Transcript, 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; 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; 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; 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
- The participant will be able to list at least three benefits of using clinical documentation.
- The participant will be able to identify utilization of and documentation guidelines for commonly billed CPT codes
- The participant will be able to define at leasts three factors to consider when coding the PT evaluation.
- The participant will be able to list at least three ways to accurately apply functional G codes.
- Given a plan of care, the participant will be able to select at least three appropriate billing codes.
- The participant will be able to describe an appropriate scenario by applying the 8 minute rule.
- The participant will be able to identify at least three coding and billing "red flags" when completing audits and completing daily charting.
- The participant will be able to describe at least three components of the medical review process and at least three strategies for management.
|0-10 Minutes||Background, review of learner outcomes|
|10-40 Minutes||CPT Coding Guidance|
|40-55 Minutes||Evaluation Codes|
|65-75 Minutes||Group/Individual Therapy|
|75-85 Minutes||8-Minute Rule|
|85-100 Minutes||CCI and Part B Cap|
|100-110 Minutes||Functional G Codes|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Kathleen D. Weissberg
OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP
Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, in her 25 years of practice, has worked in adult rehabilitation, primarily in long-term care as a clinician, manager, researcher, and most recently as Education Director with Select Rehabilitation where she oversees continued competency and education for close to 12,000 therapists. In her role, she conducts audits and provides denials management and quality improvement planning training for more than 700 LTC sites nationwide. She also conducts compliance, ethics, and jurisprudence training to therapists. Kathleen has authored several publications that focus on patient wellness, fall prevention, dementia management, therapy documentation, and coding/billing compliance.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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