Billing Medicare for Outpatient Therapy Services Delivered via Telehealth
Please join us as Gawenda Seminars & Consulting, Inc. presents “Billing Medicare for Outpatient Therapy Services Delivered via Telehealth” webinar conference on May 8, 2020 from 1:00PM – 2:30PM eastern daylight time. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has temporarily added physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists as providers of telehealth services effective with dates of service on and after March 1, 2020.
To register online with a credit card, purchase a ticket at the bottom of this page. Due to the short time period, the only way to register is online with a credit card. We do not take Purchase Orders (PO’s) from any organization!
One registration allows as many people to watch and listen to the webinar on one computer and each participant would be eligible to print off a certificate of attendance that may be eligible for 1.5 CEUs from your state board or national association. This webinar is NOT being submitted for CEUs by Gawenda Seminars & Consulting, Inc. to any national or state association. We do not provide any agenda or other material that you may need if you want to submit to your state or national association.
Can’t Listen Live on May 8th? Not a problem. Register for the webinar below, email us after the webinar stating no one from your organization logged in or called in to listen live, we will verify, and then send you a playback link of the actual live presentation along with the handouts. The playback link can be viewed on your computer as many times as you would like and audio comes through your computer speakers. Playback link is emailed within 72 business hours after the completion of the webinar.
On April 30, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) temporarily added physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists as providers of telehealth for outpatient therapy services with a retro-active date to March 1, 2020.
At the conclusion of this webinar presentation, participants will be able to:
- List what settings can provide and bill for outpatient telehealth therapy services
- Recite place of service code to be used on the 1500-claim form
- Name the modifier(s) that are required on the CPT code(s) on the claim form
- Describe the difference between a telehealth visit and an E-Visit
- Identify what CPT codes each discipline can bill via telehealth services
- Describe how hospitals can use telecommunication technology to provide and bill outpatient therapy services
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Rick Gawenda, P.T., graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. Mr. Gawenda is currently the President and founder of Gawenda Seminars & Consulting, Inc. and Director of Finances for Kinetix Advanced Physical Therapy Inc., a private practice located in southern California. He has provided valuable education and consulting to hospitals, rehabilitation agencies, private practices, nursing homes, and his peers in the areas of CPT and ICD-10 coding, billing, documentation, reimbursement, and compliance as it pertains to outpatient therapy services as well as denial management and the appeals process for Medicare denied claims. Mr. Gawenda’s website, www.gawendaseminars.com, provides a valuable source of information on rehabilitation rules and regulations, coding, documentation, and reimbursement.
Mr. Gawenda is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Michigan Physical Therapy Association (MPTA). Mr. Gawenda is the Past President of the Section on Health Policy & Administration of the APTA as well as Past President of the Michigan Association of Medical Rehabilitation Program Administrators.
Mr. Gawenda is also the author of “The How-To Manual for Rehab Documentation: A Complete Guide to Increasing Reimbursement and Reducing Denials” and “Coding and Billing For Outpatient Rehab Made Easy: Proper Use of CPT Codes, ICD-9 Codes and Modifiers”.
WHO SHOULD LISTEN:
Physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and speech-language pathologists that practice in a private practice, private practice owners and practice administrators, coders and office managers at private practices, as well as directors, managers, supervisors, compliance officers, and billers in hospital outpatient therapy departments.
INCLUDED IN YOUR MATERIALS PACKET:
In addition to the expertise and advice presented during this webinar conference, you’ll also receive a handout (in PDF format) that will include related reference links.
Webinar – Computer and internet connection required. Participants will be provided a url link where they can log in and follow the presentation on their computer as the speaker provides the presentation. If your computer has speakers, you will be able to hear the audio portion through your computer speakers and will not require a phone connection. If no speakers on your computer or unable to be at a computer, participants will need to call in to the phone number provided to them to hear the audio portion. You will need adobe flash.
This webinar has not been submitted to any state board or national organization for CEU approval. A certificate of attendance will be available upon completion of the webinar for each participant and may be adequate for credit in some states; you will need to contact your state licensing regulatory body to determine whether or not credit will be granted for this webinar conference. We provide no additional information for CEU approval.
HOW THE WEBINAR CONFERENCE WORKS
Register for the event on or before 12:45pm EDT on May 8, 2020.
When you register, you’ll receive a confirmation e-mail that serves as your receipt. You will receive an email the day prior to the webinar that will provide you instructions on how to access the webinar, test your computer and download the handouts. If you register the day of the webinar, instructions are emailed every half hour beginning at 10:00am EDT. Please make sure that your email system will accept messages from the webinar conference host: firstname.lastname@example.org. The easiest way to do this is to add this email address to the contacts list in your email software.
Gather your staff and listen to this webinar conference via your computer speakers or a speaker phone, follow along with the session handout on your computer, and participate in a live, interactive Question and Answer session.
PLEASE NOTE: ONE REGISTRATION PROVIDES YOU WITH ONE PHONE AND/OR COMPUTER CONNECTION FOR THE WEBINAR CONFERENCE. You may pay for additional locations where indicated on the registration form.
Due to the short registration period, there are no refunds for no shows or any other reasons once you register and payment is received. We are not responsible for organization firewalls or computer software issues that may interfere and/or prohibit your connection to the webinar portion of the presentation. Email your request for a refund to the conference coordinator: email@example.com.
Playback link is NOT included with registration, but registrants have an option to purchase a playback link for $49.95 prior to completing online registration or send in the additional payment with your registration and check. Playback link allows you to view and listen to the webinar live on your computer as many times as you would like and the playback link is emailed 48-72 business hours after the completion of the webinar.
TelSpanWeb System Requirements to View Webinar:
• Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 • MAC OS X v10.4 or Higher • Linux • Solaris
• Internet Explorer 7 or Higher (Windows) • Firefox 4 or Higher • Safari 4 or Higher • Google Chrome 2 or Higher
Stable Internet Connection, DSL or Above:
• 100 kbps for Video Transmission • 300kbps for Screen Sharing and Remote Control • Recommended 500kbps to ensure fluidity of all Services
Flash Player 10.3 or Newer: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer
Disabled pop-up blockers
Computer speakers for participants listening over the computer
Testing In order to ensure successful connection to your upcoming meeting, please take a moment to conduct a system test by clicking this link: http://web.telspan.com/systemcheck
If you have questions about registration or logistics for this webinar conference, please contact the Webinar Conference Manager:
Michelle Gawenda • Gawenda Seminars & Consulting, Inc. • 661.350.6187
If you wish to contact Rick Gawenda directly, you may fill out our contact form.
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