2017 New Physical Therapy Evaluation Codes – Final Rule
Oct14

2017 New Physical Therapy Evaluation Codes – Final Rule

Here comes 2017 and we have 3 New Physical Therapy Evaluation Codes. CMS has proposed a new physical therapy codes for 2017 as part of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (CMS-1654-P) proposed rule for 2017 . We have now the: 2017 New Physical Therapy Evaluation Codes Key Points: Each of these codes are not “time-based”; typical time is used as a guidance only Complexity (low-medium-high) Therapy Evaluation encounter MUST...

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ICD 10 Code Joint Pain | Physician Billing and Coding
Oct13

ICD 10 Code Joint Pain | Physician Billing and Coding

ICD 10 Code Joint Pain   M25.5 Pain in joint ( ICD 10 Code Joint Pain ) M25.50 is a specific ICD-10-CM diagnosis code M25.50 Pain in unspecified joint M25.51 Pain in shoulder ( ICD 10 Code Joint Pain ) M25.511 is a specific ICD-10-CM diagnosis code M25.511 Pain in right shoulder M25.512 is a specific ICD-10-CM diagnosis code M25.512 Pain in left shoulder M25.519 is a specific ICD-10-CM diagnosis code M25.519 Pain in unspecified...

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CPT Code for Physical Therapy Evaluation and the Functional Limitation G Codes for Medicare Claims
Mar21

CPT Code for Physical Therapy Evaluation and the Functional Limitation G Codes for Medicare Claims

CPT Code for Physical Therapy Evaluation is CPT Code 97001 Remember your CPT Code for Physical Therapy Evaluation 97001 must only be billed once per condition, per episode and per problem with 1 unit. It is a Faced-to-Faced Encounter, non-time based and no matter how long you spent time with the patient, you will still bill one unit for CPT Code for Physical Therapy Evaluation. I wrote this article about the PT Evaluation code plus...

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Therapy Practice Management Software with the Understanding of 8-Minute Rule Therapy Billing
Mar15

Therapy Practice Management Software with the Understanding of 8-Minute Rule Therapy Billing

Therapy Practice Management Software For my 18 years in Medical Practice Industry, I know how critical it is to choose your best therapy practice management software. Most of my clients would ask me if I can recommend to them one particular therapy practice management software that they can use in their practice either it is cloud-based or having their own server in the office. Quite honestly, it is more important for you to...

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ICD 10 Codes Commonly Used for Pain Management, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy
Aug26

ICD 10 Codes Commonly Used for Pain Management, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy

ICD 10 for 722 Intervertebral Disk Disorders 722.0 M50.20 Other cervical disc displacement, unspecified cervical region M50.21 Other cervical disc displacement, high cervical region M50.22 Other cervical disc displacement, mid-cervical region M50.23 Other cervical disc displacement, cervicothoracic region 722.10 M51.26 Other intervertebral disc displacement, lumbar region M51.27 Other intervertebral disc displacement, lumbosacral...

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Billing for Therapy Functional Reporting Therapy G Codes PT OT SLP
Jan10

Billing for Therapy Functional Reporting Therapy G Codes PT OT SLP

We saw this change Effective January 1, 2013 – The Therapy Functional Reporting Therapy G Codes The Policy: Therapy Functional Reporting Therapy G Codes   WHY the Change?   Section 3005(g) of MCTRJCA says, “The Secretary of Health and Human Services shall implement, beginning on January 1, 2013, a claims-based data collection strategy that is designed to assist in reforming the Medicare payment system for outpatient...

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