Understanding ICD-10 As It Applies to Outpatient Therapy and Orthopedic Conditions
Please join us as Gawenda Seminars & Consulting, Inc. presents “Understanding ICD-10-CM As It Applies to Outpatient Therapy and Orthopedic Conditions” webinar conference on June 5, 2024, from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM eastern daylight time. This 2-hour webinar is intended for the beginner to an immediate physical therapist, occupational therapist, and/or coder and will thoroughly explain and answer many of the questions that you may have concerning the 7th character and when is one required and which one do I use, Excludes1 and Excludes2 meanings, how to select the correct ICD-10-CM code(s) based on the physician’s order and/or therapist initial evaluation documentation, and the difference between ICD-10-CM coding guidelines and what an insurance carrier requires
Rick Gawenda, PTPresident
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, 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”.