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Z-Codes as Treatment Codes in ICD-10-CM

As many of us can recall, CMS implemented the use of ICD-10-CM almost 3 years ago (10/1/15). While our knowledge, experience and comfort level with ICD-10-CM has progressed over the years, we must always keep

Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) Top 6 Highlights

On April 27, 2018, CMS released its New Proposed Rule –Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM), with an effective start date of October 1, 2019, FY 2020.

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Urinary Incontinence – Take Control

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that, “individuals who are incontinent may carry an emotional burden of shame and embarrassment in addition to the physical discomfort and disruption of their lives that occur

Reducing Readmissions with Improved Care Transitions

The goal of coordinated care is to ensure that patients, especially the chronically ill, receive the right care at the right time in the right setting, while avoiding unnecessary duplication of services and preventing medical

What Determines Value in Healthcare

Whether you are asking a patient, an administrator, a clinician or a third party payer, value is determined by two main factors, Quality and Cost.

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Understanding Physical and Occupational Therapy Low Complexity Evaluation Codes

The Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy evaluation codes have the following required components for a low complexity evaluation.

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Take Charge Medication Management: The Role of Physical Therapy

APTA has a position statement adopted by its House of Delegates which states:

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Understanding Physical and Occupational Therapy Moderate Complexity Evaluation Codes

The Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy evaluation codes have the following required components for a moderate complexity evaluation.

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Living Each Day to its Fullest with Dignity and Pride

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Understanding Physical and Occupational Therapy High Complexity Evaluation Codes

The Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy evaluation codes have the following required components for a high complexity evaluation. Below are differences between the Physical Therapy Evaluation components and the Occupational Therapy Evaluation components.

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