Texas Medicaid and Use of Assistants

Effective for dates of service on or after May 1, 2016, policy for physical therapy (PT), occupational therapy (OT), and speech therapy (ST) will change for the Texas Medicaid Comprehensive Care Program (CCP). Some of the key policy changes include: Chronic therapy services will only be offered to clients who are birth through 20 years…

CMS Publishes 2014 Payment Data

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has prepared a public data set, the Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data: Physician and Other Supplier Public Use File (Physician and Other Supplier PUF), with information on services and procedures provided to Medicare beneficiaries by physicians and other healthcare professionals. Other healthcare professionals include physical and…