Effective January 1, 2017, CPT codes 97002 (physical therapy reevaluation) and 97004 (occupational therapy reevaluation) are being deleted and will be replaced with one new reevaluation code for physical therapy and one new reevaluation code for occupational therapy. In this article, I will answer the following questions:
- What is the new physical therapy reevaluation code?
- What is the new occupational therapy reevaluation code?
- What is required to be performed during the reevaluation?
- When is it appropriate to bill a reevaluation?
- Does the Medicare program pay for a reevaluation?
- How often will the Medicare program pay for a reevaluation?
- How much does the Medicare program pay for the PT and OT reevaluation codes?
The new reevaluation codes for physical therapy and occupational therapy are:
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