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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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PT Management Support Promotes Physical Therapy to Prevent Falls

July 17, 2017
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PT Management Support Systems, which helps physician groups and hospitals manage outpatient therapy services, is helping physical therapy practices successfully start falls screening and prevention programs that will benefit virtually all patients over 70 years old. “Occupational Therapy Continuing Education”

PHOENIX, AZ (PRWEB) JULY 14 […]

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North Carolina Medicaid Visit Limitations for Patients Over 20

June 28, 2017
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DMA Clinical Coverage Policy No: 10A (amended 6/1/2017)

 

Medicaid patients who are over 20 have visit limits that are listed below. All visit limits refer to combined PT, OT, and ST visits from all therapy providers in any outpatient setting, including hospital outpatient […]

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March 22, 2017 Webinar Attendee Questions and Answers

April 10, 2017
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Should we avoid using medical terminology abbreviations?

The use of abbreviations is certainly acceptable and a practice that we use to save time because our brains work faster than our hands. A “best practice” recommendation is for each clinic to compile a list of “approved” abbreviations […]

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Dr. Tom Price-HHS Secretary

December 5, 2016
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Dr. Tom Price, who is an orthopaedic surgeon and Republican member of the U. S. House of Representatives, has been nominated to head the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) which includes CMS.

If confirmed, Dr. Price will be the first orthopaedic surgeon to head HHS and […]

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physical therapy and medicare

PT/OT Use of Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN)

April 3, 2015
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The following is an explanation of when you can and cannot use an Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN) for outpatient physical and occupational therapy patients.¹

Therapists are required to issue an ABN to Medicare patients prior to providing therapy that is not medically necessary.

For […]

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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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physical therapy and medicare

PQRS Reporting for 2015 to Avoid 2017 Adjustment

January 12, 2015
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CMS has announced the 2015 PQRS reporting requirements necessary to avoid a 2% adjustment (decrease) in Medicare payments in 2017.

While therapists only needed to report on 3 individual measures during 2014 to avoid a 2% adjustment in 2016, the 2015 reporting requirements have been increased […]

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