2017 Evaluation Codes for PT - A Deep Dive is necessary for ALL therapists as they new codes are vastly different from the ones we have been using for the past 20 years! It is designed to provide a solid understanding of the changes to the codes; how and why they have been changed as well as an understanding of the components of the codes and how those impact proper coding. In addition, we discuss how utilization will be monitored and documentation necessary to support the code billed. A must see for anyone who performs evaluations!
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- History of the change, reasoning
- Regulatory component.
- Definitions of the codes, broadly.
- Specifics of the codes; breakdown of components. (History, exam, clinical presentation, and clinical decision making)
- Putting it all together for each code, how the components are defined for each level.
- Case examples.
- Importance of accuracy and documentation.
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on the components of the codes, the importance of proper coding and need to document clinical decision making and judgment.
- Recognize how and why these changes have come about.
- Identify the major elements of the PT evaluation and re-evaluation codes.
- Recognize how to differentiate between the use of each code based on the components through case examples.
- Identify the importance of proper coding and supporting documentation.
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Contact Hours: 1 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
Financial – Leigh Ann Frick is self employed by Care Navigation Consulting and receives a salary. Shee receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service