An in-depth review of Medicare Part B coding and billing, including CPT coding, unit-to-minute conversion, appropriate use of evaluation codes, reimbursement for assistants under Medicare Part B, and RTM codes will be reviewed. Using multiple examples, therapists will learn how to be compliant with coding, thorough in documentation to support skilled interventions, and detailed to avoid common errors. A review of elements known to trigger medical review including coding and documentation to support the plan of care is offered and tips and strategies for successfully managing medical review will be explored.
Course created on August 29, 2022
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, Professional Issues, 05008; CE Broker/2.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Professional/Health Care Related (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-938568; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Intermediate, Education And/or Research
- After this course, participants will be able to examine how clinical documentation creates a clinical picture of the patient’s condition, justifies reimbursement, and functions as a “receipt” for services rendered.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify utilization of and documentation guidelines for commonly billed CPT codes.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify coding and billing “red flags” to be observant to when completing audits and completing daily charting.
|0-5 Minutes||Background, Review of Learner Outcomes|
|5-50 Minutes||CPT Coding Guidance|
|50-70 Minutes||Evaluation Codes|
|70-85 Minutes||Group/Individual Therapy/Students/Assistants|
|85-90 Minutes||8-minute Rule|
|90-100 Minutes||RTM Codes|
|100-115 Minutes||Medical Review|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP
Dr. Kathleen Weissberg, in her 29 years of practice, has worked in rehabilitation and long-term care as an executive, researcher and educator. She has established numerous programs in nursing facilities; authored peer-reviewed publications on topics such as low vision, dementia quality care, and wellness; has spoken at numerous conferences both nationally and internationally. She provides continuing education support to over 17,000 individuals nationwide as National Director of Education for Select Rehabilitation. She is a Certified Dementia Care Practitioner, Certified Montessori Dementia Care Practitioner and a Certified Fall Prevention Specialist. She serves as the Region 1 Director for the American Occupational Therapy Association Political Action Committee adjunct professor at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA and Gannon University in Erie, PA.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 05008. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Issues Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 hours, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Professional/Health care related (SC), Related to OT (AZ), Related to OT (LA), Directly Related to OT (MS), Directly Related to OT (TN) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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