This module will present to the physical therapy clinical doctoral learner methods to remain current in issues related to the documentation, coding, billing, and payment, for physical therapy services in all outpatient settings.
This module will present to the physical therapy clinical doctoral learner methods to remain current in issues related to the documentation, coding, billing, and payment, for physical therapy services in all outpatient settings. Compliance issues are also covered throughout the course materials either specifically or in context with the topic being covered during each module. This information is critical to being successful in the administrative aspect of providing physical therapy as well as the delivery of clinical services. Understanding and being able to apply this information is vital in order to thrive in today’s healthcare environment due to the transition in payment methodologies and the focus moving away from a procedure based reporting and payment mechanism to payment and service delivery models that are emphasizing not only the reporting of services reflecting the severity of the patient’s condition(s) but also the outcomes of your clinical decision making. The content covered in this course includes information that will assist the physical therapist in their day to day practice operations, from an administrative perspective and provide resources for them as informed physical therapy professionals.
This is the most up-to-date information to improve your clinic and allow you the abilty to maximize your reimbursement while maintaining complete compliance with all current laws and regulations.
This course is co-sponsored by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), 1111 North Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314. APTA has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). This course has been approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners as meeting continuing competency requirements for PTs and PTAs for 20 CCUs. Approval #56508TX. The Oklahoma Physical Therapy Continuing Education Committee has approved this course for category B continuing education. Approval code: OSBMLS 201502557. The American Physical Therapy Association is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy has recognized APTA as an approved provider of continuing education for this course.