ICD-10 for Pediatric PT, OT and SLP Outpatient Therapy Services

Please join us as Gawenda Seminars & Consulting presents “ICD-10 for Pediatric PT, OT and SLP Outpatient Therapy Services” on September 13, 2023 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm eastern daylight time. This 2-hour webinar will build upon the basics of ICD-10 by providing in-depth ICD-10 coding and documentation information for pediatric outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy services.


September 13, 2023


Eastern Time Zone
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm




  • Rick Gawenda, PT
    Rick Gawenda, PT

    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. 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,, 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”.

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ICD-10-CM became effective with dates of service on and after October 1, 2015, yet many physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, coders and other staff responsible for the submission of a claim to an insurance carrier still have many questions concerning ICD-10-CM at it applies to pediatric outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy services.

This 2-hour webinar program will build upon the basics of ICD-10 by providing in-depth ICD-10 coding and documentation information for pediatric physical, occupational and speech outpatient therapy services. Examples provided in the webinar will focus on physical, occupational and speech therapy case studies in pediatrics. Conditions discussed will include, but not limited to, orthopedic conditions, post-surgical conditions, burns, infantile CVA, CP, Down Syndrome, muscular dystrophy, autism, cleft lip, cleft palate, cleft lip with cleft palate and dyslexia. A hands-on approach using case scenarios will be used to assist the webinar participant in selecting the correct ICD-10 code(s) to place on the claim form.

In addition, the webinar will discuss when the 7th character is required and distinguish between the initial encounter, subsequent encounter and sequela for visits due to a traumatic injury. This webinar will also explain and provide examples of Excludes 1 and Excludes 2 ICD-10 coding pairs and what is the difference between Excludes1 and Excludes2. This intermediate session includes coding resources and additional tips related to ICD-10.

If you have questions about registration or logistics for this webinar conference, please contact the Webinar Conference Manager Michelle Gawenda.


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