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CQ-CO Modifiers and Medicare in 2022 – Recorded on December 9, 2021

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In 2022, Medicare will apply a 15% discount to payments for therapy that is provided, “in whole” or “in part”, by a PTA or OTA.  The course covers how to use modifiers, supervision, and documentation requirements when billing Medicare for services provided by PTAs and OTAs. The course includes changes made in the 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.

The webinar covers the following topics:

    • Important changes to Medicare in 2022
    • When you will be required to use the CO and CQ modifiers
    • When services are provided “in whole or in part” by assistants
    • Billing scenarios the demonstrate the modifiers in timed and untimed codes
    • PTA/OTA documentation in treatment notes
    • Supervision requirements for PTAs/OTAs in all settings (Current state of emergency)
    • The business impact of the 15% payment reduction
    • All payers that require the modifiers to be applied to claims

CME Credit:

PT: This webinar will quality for 1.0 hour of PT CME credit in AL, AK, AR, AZ, CO, CT, DE, GA, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, NE, NV, NH, NC, ND, NM, OK, OR, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WY

OT: This webinar will quality for 1.0 hour of OT CME credit in AL, AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, IL, KS, KY, LA, MA, MN, MS, MO, NC, NE, NV, NH, ND, NM, OK, OH, OR, PA, RI, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WV, WI, WY

Speaker: Zachary Edgar JD, LLM is the managing partner for Therapy Comply.  Zachary is healthcare attorney who specializes in state healthcare regulatory issues particularly for physical and occupational therapy practices.  Zachary has spent ten years as in-house counsel for a physical therapy management company where he handled a wide variety of healthcare legal issues including: federal and state healthcare fraud and abuse laws, state professional and facility licensing issues, HIPAA, employment issues, and Medicare and Medicaid compliance.  Zachary obtained his BA and JD from the University for Arizona and an LLM in healthcare law from Loyola University. 

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