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Therapy Coding and Billing Changes
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When: December 14, 2016
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Webinar
United States
Contact: Nancie McAnaugh

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Therapy Coding and Billing Changes – Are You Ready?


Beginning January 1, 2017, the existing physical and occupational therapy evaluation and re-evaluation CPT codes will no longer be accepted by Medicare for Part B services, and 6 new codes will be required in their place.  To prevent interruptions in your cash flow due to claims denials, it is important that your key staff know the new billing codes, that software and process are modified to handle the new codes and that therapy services are properly documented to support the new codes.


This presentation, for facility management and billing staff, will explain the changes in the CPT codes and the new documentation requirements that must support the new codes.  It will also review steps you should be taking now to prepare for this change, and steps you should be talking after January to ensure the therapy billing that is done is compliant with these new requirements. 



Catherine Gill, MS, PT, MHA is a Director at LW Consulting, Inc., a specialty healthcare consulting firm.  She has over 30 years’ experience in post-acute care, focused on clinical practice development, regulatory compliance and process improvement.  She previously led the nursing home quality improvement initiatives for Primaris throughout the state of Missouri.  



At the completion of this webinar the participant will be able to:


1)      List the CPT codes being phased out, and the new codes that will replace them.


2)      Describe the key documentation requirements for each new code.


3)      Discuss the changes that must be addressed to prepare to bill the new codes.


4.)     Discuss strategies to ensure therapy billing is compliant with the new regulations going forward.


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Registration Deadline:

December 13, 2016



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Refund Policy

No-shows will be billed.  No refunds for failure to log-in at the time of the event. Substitutions welcome anytime via fax or email.  A full refund will be given to all cancellations received 10 or more business days prior to the program. A $25 administrative fee will be charged to all cancellations received six to nine business days prior to the program.  No refunds will be given to cancellations received five or fewer business days prior to the program. Refunds will be calculated by the date received and the LeadingAge Missouri business days remaining prior to the program. LeadingAge Missouri reserves the right to cancel the program due to insufficient enrollment in which case pre-registered participants will be notified and full refunds provided.  All cancellations and substitution requests must be emailed to Nancie McAnaugh

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