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NC Medicaid Simplifies Authorization of Therapy for Adults

October 11, 2018
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NC Medicaid Simplifies Authorization of Therapy for Adults

North Carolina Medicaid has recently simplified its PT/OT authorization rules for patients who are 21 and older. https://files.nc.gov/ncdma/documents/files/10-A_3.pdf All of the prior rules limiting the number of visits […]

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Appropriate Use and Documentation of Therapeutic Activities (97530)

August 30, 2018
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Documentation

The following discussion is intended to help PT/OT providers choose when using 97530 is appropriate with documentation examples.
The CPT definition of 97530 is “[t]herapeutic activities, direct (one-on-one) patient contact (use of dynamic activities to improve functional performance), each 15 minutes […]

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Physical Therapy Continuing Education Live Seminars

PT Management Support Systems to Address the Role of Physical Therapists in Youth Sports, Wellness and Long-term Development

July 19, 2017
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Bob Helfst, PT, MS, ATC, LAT, CSCS, who is well known for conducting some of the most informative and dynamic courses for therapists and athletic trainers, will be leading a webinar on the role of physical therapists in youth sports, wellness and long-term development on Wednesday June […]

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Medicare’s Orthotic Documentation Requirements

July 10, 2017
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June 2017

CMS has very specific documentation requirements that apply to typical off-the-shelf and custom orthotics and other “DME” supplied by orthopaedic groups and hand therapy practices. DME carriers are auditing claims and specifically requesting this documentation.

Whenever a Medicare provider supplies and bills for DMEPOS […]

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Physical Therapy Continuing Education Live Seminars

Webinar on Outpatient Physical and Hand Therapy Productivity/Financial Benchmarking

January 16, 2017
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PT Management Support Systems is sponsoring a webinar on productivity and financial benchmarking for outpatient physical and hand therapy practices on Thursday February 2 from noon-1 pm EST. To register, go to PTM Webinars.

PHOENIX, ARIZONA JANUARY 08, 2017
This webinar is intended to allow attendees to […]

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WEBINAR: NEW PT/OT EVALUATION CODES: MAKING AND DOCUMENTING YOUR CHOICES

November 16, 2016
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Therapists will be required to start using new initial evaluation and re-evaluation codes on January 1, 2017.  This webinar will provide you with the fundamental information you need to start using these new codes, including:

A detailed explanation of the three new initial evaluation codes for PT […]

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Physical Therapy CEU Courses

2016 PQRS Reporting for Orthopaedic Groups

March 30, 2016
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PT Management Support Systems, which provides physical therapy consulting and management services for orthopaedic groups, is providing the following guidance regarding how orthopaedic groups should handle their PQRS reporting for 2016.

At the beginning of 2015, we recommended that orthopaedic groups use the group practice reporting […]

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Physical Therapy Compliance

Physical Therapy Consulting Firm PTM Adds Four Orthopaedic Surgery Groups as Clients

April 7, 2015
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Phoenix, Ariz. – April 7, 2015 – PT Management Support Systems (PTM), a nationwide physical therapy consulting firm for physicians and hospitals seeking improvements for their physical and occupational therapy (PT/OT) practices, announced it has added four new clients to its roster of orthopaedic groups.

PTM is […]

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Physical Therapy Compliance

PTM Adds One of Nation’s Top Hospitals to its Physical Therapy Consulting Client Roster

March 31, 2015
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PHOENIX, Ariz. – March 31, 2015 –Named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Thomson Reuters, Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur, Illinois, has retained PT Management Support Systems (PTM), a physical therapy consulting firm to provide regulatory and collection guidance for outpatient physical therapy (PT) billing […]

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OSMO hires PT Management Support Systems

Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Owensboro retains PT Management Support Systems to Value its Ancillary Physical Therapy Practice

October 24, 2014
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Owens, KY – September 2014 – PT Management Support Systems (PTM), a leader in helping healthcare organizations establish and manage physical and occupational therapy programs, announced that Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Owensboro, a large orthopaedic surgery group based in Owensboro, KY, retained PTM to determine the value of its […]

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