Physical Therapy CPT Codes and the Medicare 8 Minute Rule in Physical Therapy Billing
Feb14

Physical Therapy CPT Codes and the Medicare 8 Minute Rule in Physical Therapy Billing

Physical Therapy CPT Codes and the Medicare 8 Minute Rule in Physical Therapy Billing Let’s understand our Physical Therapy CPT Codes and the 8 Minute Rule Physical Therapy Billing based on Medicare’s Guideline. There are 2 types of Physical Therapy Modalities Constant Attendance Modality Constant Attendance Modality (billed in 15 minutes increments) – REQUIRES direct one-on- one provider to patient contact. 97032...

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2018 ICD-10 ICD 10 New Codes for Pain Management Billing Coding and Pain Medicine
Jan13

2018 ICD-10 ICD 10 New Codes for Pain Management Billing Coding and Pain Medicine

We have now the new codes for 2018 ICD-10 ICD 10 New Codes for Pain Management and Pain Medicine Practice Offices. So pay attention with this. Knowing these codes can impact your documentation and revenue cycle. 2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R52  Pain, unspecified The 2018 edition of ICD-10-CM R52 became effective on October 1, 2017. Applicable… Please LOGIN HERE to view this content. Or, REGISTER HERE Find this article useful?...

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Why Physicians Medical Practice Cannot Make More Money
Jan09

Why Physicians Medical Practice Cannot Make More Money

Here are the 7 Common Reasons that I know make sense why many physicians cannot make more money! 1. Reimbursements are NOT being Maximized due to Poor Medical Coding Knowledge, Skill and Analysis Let me show you some example: a. Bilateral Procedure billed anatomically at only “one side” b. Surgery Converted to Open Procedure (the OP report documents from “Lap” to “Open” was performed) – how...

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Physical Therapy Billing | Understanding Medicare Guidelines
Jan08

Physical Therapy Billing | Understanding Medicare Guidelines

Physical Therapy Billing  can be a challenge. It can definitely affect your reimbursement if you are not too sure how to properly submit your claims. These services are only covered if medically necessary. Coverage based on the diagnosis and the patient’s condition should also be determined. The patient’s diagnosis may be different of that from the… Please LOGIN HERE to view this content. Or, REGISTER HERE Find this article...

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2017 What is the Therapy Limit Cap for Physical Therapy, OT and SLP Services?
Jan02

2017 What is the Therapy Limit Cap for Physical Therapy, OT and SLP Services?

The therapy cap limits for 2017 are: $1,980 for physical therapy (PT) and speech-language pathology (SLP) services combined $1,980 for occupational therapy (OT) services Need help with your billing? I can help you! Contact me today! CLICK HERE!   Find this article useful? Please comment below and share what you just found from this website! Go ahead - please click "SHARE"EmailTweetShare on...

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2017 New Evaluation Codes for OT | New Occupational Therapy Evaluation Codes
Jan02

2017 New Evaluation Codes for OT | New Occupational Therapy Evaluation Codes

Per CPT, these are the components in selecting the appropriate level of Occupational Therapy service. The first 3 components are very important that you must make sure they are appropriately scored. Insurance payers are looking at these 3 components if the right level code has been selected. So let’s look at each of these components and see how we choose the appropriate code level. Occupational profile and client history...

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