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Outpatient Physical and Occupational Therapy

Medical Necessity - Criteria for Services

    • Skilled Therapy
    • Rehabilitative Therapy
    • Maintenance Programs

    Assistants, Aides, and Students

      • Supervision of PTAs
      • Supervision of OTAs
      • Students
      • Aides
      • Co-Signatures

      PTA/OTA Modifiers

        • CO/CQ Modifiers
        • Proposed 2022 Rule
        • Who must use the new modifiers
        • Determining when to use the modifiers 
        • How to use the modifiers with timed codes
        • How to use the modifiers with untimed codes
        • Treatment Notes

      CMS 8-Minute Rule and Examples

      KX Modifier

      • 2021 Limits
      • When to use

      Targeted Medical Review Process

      Multiple Procedure Payment Reduction (MPPR)

      PT and OT Codes Covered by Medicare

        • PT Evaluations
        • OT Evaluations
        • Therapeutic Procedures
        • Modalities
        • Orthotics/Prosthetics
        • Muscle and Physical Performance Testing
        • ADL and Work Conditioning
        • Wound Care
        • Fabrication/Application of Casts, Splints and Strapping
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