2018 CPT® Updates for Physical Therapy

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR
Length
60 minutes
Product Description

Insights on the 2018 Physical Therapy Coding Updates from an Expert!


In order to improve clinical documentation and maximize reimbursements for your practice, it is essential that you know the latest revisions and changes to the physical therapy CPT® codes for FY 2018.

Join this session, where expert speaker Margie S. Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR, will go in-depth with the changes to physical therapy CPT® codes for FY 2018. You’ll also get the tips and strategies to avoid denials and get maximum reimbursements from Medicare as well as private insurance companies.

Session Highlights

  • List of 2018 CPT® code additions for physical therapy
  • CPT® code deletions for physical therapy in 2018
  • CPT® code revisions impacting physical therapy in 2018
  • Insights on new, revised and deleted CPT® codes for 2018
  • Documentation and modifier use issues and other issues resulting in denials

Session Agenda

  • Guidelines updates for 2018
  • Orthotic management and training, and prosthetic training
  • Medicare issues
  • The four major components of a customized orthotic: assessment, fabrication, fitting, and training
  • New code 97162 – moderate
  • Guidelines for occupational evaluations
  • AT evaluation – CPT® guidelines
  • Definitions for AT evaluations
  • New athletic training codes
  • Functional reporting
  • Acceptable documentation of Plan Of Care

Who Should Attend

The ideas and strategies discussed in this webinar will be relevant to:

  • Coders
  • Providers
  • Billers
  • Office managers
  • Practice managers
  • Therapists

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About Our Speaker

Margie Scalley Vaught - Wound Care Coding Expert

With over 30+ years’ experience in the Healthcare arena, in positions from nurse’s aide to ward clerk and medical transcriptionist to office manager, Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR, understands how offices are structured.  Margie spent twenty years in the field of Orthopedics.  She obtained Certified Professional Coder (CPC) designation in 1995 from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), where she served...   More Info
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