Billing Scenario’s for PT & OT: Part 1

This week, I will provide 3 billing scenario’s that can be applicable to either outpatient physical therapy or outpatient occupational therapy services and provide the billing answer for Medicare beneficiaries and those insurance carriers that follow the Medicare Program billing rules (i.e. “8-minute rule) and will also provide the billing answer for those insurance carriers…

What is Substantial of a Time-Based CPT Code

For those of us that treat Medicare beneficiaries for outpatient physical, occupational and/or speech-language pathology services, we all understand that the Medicare program utilizes what as come to be known as the “8-minute rule” when determining how many time-based units can be billed during an outpatient therapy visit. But what about non-Medicare insurance carriers that…