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With the COVID-19 pandemic and Stay-at-Home orders issued in many states, many private practices and facilities are seeing cancellation rates as high as 60%-70% or they have had to temporarily close their clinics and some may not be able to withstand the financial crisis and reopen when COVID-19 ceases. To meet the needs of their clients, many therapists, private practices and facilities have initiated telehealth services; however, may not be doing it correctly in terms of consent forms, platform being utilized, policies and procedures, documentation, CPT coding and billing.
This webinar will teach participants about consent forms, documenting patient consent to receive telehealth services and to be recorded, policies and procedures that must be in place, HIPAA compliant platforms and models of delivery of telehealth services, CPT codes and modifiers to be used on the claim form, payment amounts from insurance carriers and providing telehealth services across state lines.
At the conclusion of this webinar presentation, participants will be able to:
- Understand and be able to explain the terms and models of telehealth used in physical therapy
- Explain the different systems used to deploy telehealth in their practice and within the compact and technology
- Describe how to implement telehealth into their patient’s journey
- Understand the documentation that must be present in the medical record to support patient consent and treatment rendered
- Recite what CPT code(s) can be used to bill for telehealth services
- Select the appropriate modifier(s) that be used on the claim form for telehealth services
- Explain the legality of providing telehealth services across state lines
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:
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”.
Dr. Mark Milligan, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, is a board certified, fellowship trained, orthopedic manual therapist who specializes in the intelligent prevention and treatment of all human conditions. He is a passionate change-agent, founding Revolution Human Physical Therapy and Education, a mobile physical therapy and micro-education company based in Austin, Texas. With the vision to end the physical barrier to access healthcare, he created Anywhere Healthcare, an all-inclusive telehealth platform in 2017. With great interest and expertise in digital care delivery, population health, and governmental affairs, he is an active member of the APTA, AAOMPT, the TPTA, and he educates and engages on those topics internationally.
WHO SHOULD LISTEN:
Physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, speech-language pathologists, private practice owners and practice administrators, coders and office managers at private practices, as well as directors, managers, supervisors, compliance officers, risk managers, and billers in skilled nursing facilities, hospital outpatient therapy departments, schools, rehabilitation agencies, home health agencies, and comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facilities.
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.
A certificate of attendance will be available upon purchase of the webinar 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 listened to via a CD of the live presentation that occurred on April 3, 2020.
LENGTH OF TIME FOR PLAYBACK or AUDIO FILES:
Time: Approximately 2 hour and 07 minutes (including Q&A time recorded)
There are no refunds once your order has been processed since the handouts/links will be emailed to you immediately after your order has been completed. CD’s will be mailed the following business day by regular US mail.
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If you have questions about registration or logistics for this webinar conference, please contact the Webinar Conference Manager:
Michelle Gawenda at 661.350.6187 or contact Rick or Michelle via email by filling out our contact form.