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Holistic Health Counselor

Documentation 201

Payment Policy and Coding


  • Provide a brief overview of health care reform and its impact on physical therapy and third-party payers in context of reform environment
  • Describe Medicare settings that outpatient services are provided in, as well as the characteristic policies and key compliance elements required by Medicare and other third-party payers
  • Outline Medicare guidelines for documenting skilled therapy services
  • List the components of documentation for Medicare, including initial evaluations including plan of care, progress notes, session notes, reevaluations, and discharge summaries
  • Understand basics of functional limitation reporting, physician quality reporting system and diagnosis coding and CPT coding for billing and payment purposes
  • Summarize guidelines for CPT coding that may facilitate payment for services and minimize payment delays and denials

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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