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    Occupational Therapist

    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

    Downloadable Course in PDF

    $19.00 USD

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