2018 Coding and Billing for Therapy and Rehab
Stay current with CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS Level II Codes.
Discover what must be done to comply with coding regulations and documentation standards.
Learn the most current and accurate coding procedures coupled with documentation tips and complete definitions to ensure prompt and optimal payments for future insurance claims.
Coding and Billing for Therapy and Rehab
Most current information will be covered
This course will equip Therapy and Rehab providers with an understanding of industry coding and billing changes that are needed to survive in this changing healthcare environment.
These topics include 2018 CPT, HCPCS and ICD-10-CM coding updates, effective billing, revenue and documentation techniques and best practices. Claims processing guidelines for 837p and 837i claim format. Prevent denials, delays and rejections by understanding how to combat these with effective appeals. Gain strategies for optimal reimbursement from Medicare, managed care, and insurance companies.
Denials, delays, and "more information required" are increasingly common responses for therapy and rehab insurance and Medicare claims. New codes and reimbursement policy changes have further complicated the claims process for physical and occupational therapists and facility-based rehabilitation providers. Effective Medicare and insurance billing requires a thorough understanding of coding, documentation and billing procedures. Consolidating all of the new requirements with existing coding rules and implementing proven billing techniques are the objectives of this seminar. Participants will learn the most current and accurate coding procedure coupled with documentation tips and new definitions to ensure prompt and optimal reimbursement on future claims.
CPT/HCPCS PROCEDURE CODES and COMPLIANCE WITH DOCUMENTATION STANDARDS
New tools to prepare for ICD-10-CM – Bring your WI-FI enabled device
Discuss chapters that effect Therapy and Rehab
Laterality documentation requirements
FEDERAL REGULATIONS MEDICARE’S BILLING RULES and Special Payer News
UNDERSTANDING THE REIMBURSEMENT PROCESS
THE APPEAL PROCESS
is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. This course is offered for 6 AOTA CEU(s). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. AOTA Educational level Introductory.
is an approved provider #50-466 with the Florida Department of Health Board of Occupational Therapy Practice. This course is approved for 6 contact hour(s) for Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapy Assistants.
This educational offering qualifies for 6 continuing education hour(s) as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific filing requirements.
This program has been approved by the Arkansas State Board Of Physical Therapy for 6.0 contact hour(s) for Physical Therapists.
is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #:216.000309. This course qualifies for 6 CE Credit Hour(s).
This meets the IN-PT approval under 844 IAC 6-8-5 Approved Organizations #9, please contact IN Board or Association if you have questions.
This course has been approved by the Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.6 CEU(s).
This program has been approved by the New Mexico Physical Therapy Board for 6.0 contact hour(s).
is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This seminar is awarded 6 contact hour(s).
NCBPTE approval by virtue of approval by The New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, State Board for Physical Therapy licensure board or state APTA chapter Approval good through 8/31/2018.
This program has been approved for 6.0 CEU by the Ohio Physical Therapy Association for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants (Approval #17S5606).
This program has been approved by the Tennessee Physical Therapy Association for .6 CEU(s) (6 Contact Hour(s)) TPTA Approval number 2018-118 for Class I Continuing Education Competency Requirement for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants.
This course is offered for .6 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Related area).
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SHERRY MARCHAND, CPMA, is a reimbursement analyst and a billing, collection, and chart-auditing consultant with more than 25 years of experience in the health care industry, including hospital and physician group billing, and collection management. She has served as an expert witness/consultant in Medicare, Medicaid, ALJ hearings, and criminal fraud cases. Her vast knowledge of the practice management process has come from working in various levels of health care accounting, including the management of international hospital billing. As a certified, self-employed practice management consultant and chart auditor, Ms. Marchand has helped numerous medical offices take control of their cash flow through implementation of billing and documentation processes. Her specialties include Internal Medicine, Obstetrics, Mental Health, Physical Therapy, Cardiology, ENT, and Surgical Specialties. Ms. Marchand is skilled in installation training and implementation of hardware and software systems that are right for the health care arena. Ms. Marchand has many tips and tools to assist your office on the road to healthy patients and insurance collections.
Finacial- Receives a speaking honorarium from Cross Country Education.
Nonfinancial-No relevant nonfinacial relationship exists.
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