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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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Continuing Education Courses Physical Therapy

TRICARE TO PAY FOR PTAs and COTAs

December 13, 2017
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TRICARE TO PAY FOR PTAs and COTAs

PTAs and COTAs will soon be able to treat Tricare patients.

A new law has been enacted instructing the Department of Defense to add PTAs and COTAs to its list of permitted providers. Please note that this […]

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Physical Therapy Continuing Education

PT INITIAL EVALUATIONS: FOCUS ON CLINICAL PRESENTATION

October 4, 2017
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Problem with CCI Edits and New PT/OT Evaluation Codes

February 2, 2017
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We have been made aware that there is an issue with the NCCI edits related to the new therapy evaluation codes. If the code pairs below are billed on the same day, the code edits will generate an error indicating that these codes cannot be charged on the […]

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Physical Therapy Compliance

PT Management Support Systems To Help South Carolina Orthopaedic Association Members Start Physical Therapy Services

January 30, 2017
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PT Management Support is conducting a webinar aimed at helping SCOA members start successful physical therapy practices

After years of legislative efforts and litigation, South Carolina orthopaedic surgery groups are finally able to provide physical therapy services to their patients. PT Management Support, which helps orthopaedic […]

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Questions & Answers on the New Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Evaluation Codes

December 26, 2016
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QUESTION: What are the new physical therapy evaluation codes?

ANSWER: 97161 for a low complexity initial evaluation, 97162 for a moderate complexity initial evaluation, 97163 for a high complexity initial evaluation and 97164 for a re-evaluation.

QUESTION: What are the new […]

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AAOS

AAOS Now Publishes Cary Edgar’s Article Addressing PT Benchmarks

October 29, 2014
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PHOENIX, Ariz. – October 2014 – Data collected from more than 500,000 patient visits to physical therapy clinics provide real-world clinical PT benchmarks that can help physician practices optimize their PT practices.

PT Management Support Systems, a leader in managing PT/OT programs for physician groups […]

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