Please join us as Gawenda Seminars & Consulting, Inc. presents “MIPS 2019: Quality Measures & Improvement Activities” webinar conference on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm EST. This 2-hour webinar will provide participants with the 2019 Quality Measures and Improvement Activities applicable to physical therapists and occupational therapists in private practice only who will participate in the MIPS program in 2019 and teach them which measures to report, which G-codes to report, how often to report each quality measure and how to determine your score.
Physical, occupational and speech therapy services continue to be on the audit radar for various Medicare Administrative Contractors and private insurance carriers medical review entities. This webinar will review the necessary components of documentation for the initial evaluation and reevaluation that will help you document the key points in supporting medical necessity and the skilled nature of physical, occupational and speech therapy services.
Please join us as Gawenda Seminars & Consulting presents “2019 Documentation: Everything After the Initial Evaluation” webinar conference on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm EST. This 2-hour webinar will assist physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists in understanding the required elements of documentation for an initial evaluation and reevaluation.
In accordance with the Jimmo v. Sebelius Settlement Agreement, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued revised portions of the relevant chapters of the program manual used by Medicare contractors in January 2014, in order to clarify that coverage of skilled therapy services “…does not turn on the presence or absence of a beneficiary’s potential for improvement, but rather on the beneficiary’s need for skilled care.”