Author Archives: akaptao

01 Aug
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Tiered Coding for PT Evaluations: New APTA Podcast Series Answers Common Questions

The 5-part series covers a general overview of the coding change and addresses common questions. Source: APTA Feed Tiered Coding for PT Evaluations: New APTA Podcast Series Answers Common Questions

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31 Jul
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Proposed CMS Outpatient Rule Would Adopt Further 'Site Neutral' Payment Policies

Should Medicare be reimbursing outpatient facilities owned by hospitals at higher rates than it does independent providers’ facilities? CMS doesn’t think so. Source: APTA Feed Proposed CMS Outpatient Rule Would Adopt Further 'Site Neutral' Payment Policies

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31 Jul
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CMS to Host Fee Schedule Webinar for APTA Members

The webinar is free, but space is limited. Source: APTA Feed CMS to Host Fee Schedule Webinar for APTA Members

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27 Jul
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At the State Level, a Very Good Year for PTs and PTAs

Progress at the state level. Source: APTA Feed At the State Level, a Very Good Year for PTs and PTAs

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25 Jul
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The 2019 Fee Schedule, Part 1: 5 Things You Need to Know About What MIPS Might Look Like for PTs Next Year

5 things to know about how MIPS may be rolled out for PTs in 2019. Source: APTA Feed The 2019 Fee Schedule, Part 1: 5 Things You Need to Know About What MIPS Might Look Like for PTs Next Year

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25 Jul
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The 2019 Fee Schedule, Part 2: Quality Reporting Options Other Than MIPS

There’s more to the Quality Payment Program than MIPS. Source: APTA Feed The 2019 Fee Schedule, Part 2: Quality Reporting Options Other Than MIPS

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25 Jul
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The 2019 Fee Schedule, Part 3: The End of FLR, the Move to PTA-Specific Codes, and a Nod to Technology

Here’s a rundown of 3 of the biggest non-Quality Payment Program-related changes included in the proposed physician fee schedule. Source: APTA Feed The 2019 Fee Schedule, Part 3: The End of FLR, the Move to PTA-Specific Codes, and a Nod ...

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25 Jul
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APTA Offers Help With Payment Denials

The letters make it easier for members to appeal a claim denial. Source: APTA Feed APTA Offers Help With Payment Denials

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24 Jul
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Study: Popular Shoulder Procedure Provides No Relevant Clinical Benefit Over 'Placebo Surgery'

Researchers noted “marked improvement” among all the participants, but that was the problem. Source: APTA Feed Study: Popular Shoulder Procedure Provides No Relevant Clinical Benefit Over 'Placebo Surgery'

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20 Jul
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From PTJ: Are Pain Measures Asking the Right Questions?

July 20. 2018: From PTJ: Are Pain Measures Asking the Right Questions? Source: APTA Feed From PTJ: Are Pain Measures Asking the Right Questions?

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