The Basic Essentials for Physical Therapist Coding and Compliance

It is challenging to run a physical therapy practice that can comply with today's fast-changing rules on coding, billing, and various processes. Payers are increasing scrutiny of providers and their efforts to identify overpayments and recoup money from providers. Find out the top payment challenges for physical therapy and get practical advice on how to address them to ensure you get the revenues you deserve.

Expert rehabilitation consultant, Helene Fearon, will provide information on the top payment challenges for physical therapists and let you know the steps you can take to minimize the risks of denials and recoupment. During the Q and A session following the presentation, you may ask your questions directly to the expert.

Course Code:

LMS-380

APTACategory

Category1

cert_CA approval

CPTA2016-17

cert_Insert Up To

No

cert_No IACET

No

cert_NV credit value

0.2

cert_NY approval

Yes

cert_OH approval code

14S1756

cert_OH hours

2

cert_OK category

B

cert_OK hours

2

cert_PA DA hours

0

cert_PA Ethics hours

0

cert_PA Gen hours

0

cert_Transcript stmt

No

cert_TX approval

1609016TX

Completion Instructions

To successfully complete this course, you must open and review all lessons and resources in the course. Once you have progressed through the course lessons and resources, you must take an assessment of learning. You are required to complete the assessment with at least 70% accuracy in order to claim CEU credit. You may retake the assessment as many times as you like.

Course level

Basic

Date published

01/27/2012

Date recorded

01/26/2012

Delivery method

Audio

Instructor(s)

Helene Fearon, PT

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this audio conference, you will be able to: 1.Describe the current procedural terminology for timed codes. 2.Reduce risk of improper payments by identifying payment policies regarding billing and documentation for timed CPT codes. 3.Describe the essentials of modifiers, and apply the appropriate use to support the treatment. 4.Recite the various policies surrounding fee schedules and contracted rates. 5.Identify 2012 CPT coding changes and significant program changes in Medicare.

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#Lessons:
1Audio Recording
2Assessment
Overview
Type:E-Learning Course
Credits:0.2
Tags:Fearon, Health Policy and Administration, Private Practice
Enrollment
Price:$169.00
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