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Optimizing your Provider Payment through Effective Billing and Documentation
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Optimizing your Provider Payment through Effective Billing and Documentation

When: Wednesday, August 14
United States
Presenter: Stephanie Kaplan, PT, DPT, ATP and Mitchel Kaye, PT
Contact: Rita Pierson
(916) 929-2782 x105

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Course Description

Receive expert information on selecting appropriate CPT codes, which describe your interventions. You will receive information on how to document your services while minimizing your risk of an audit. We will also present the “Pitfalls of Electronic Documentation.” This is a webinar for providers practicing in outpatient physical therapy settings. During the Q&A session following the presentation, you may ask your questions that vary across all outpatient settings. This is a webinar you can’t afford to miss.

Following this webinar, the participant will be able to:
   1. Understand how mis-valued codes can affect your revenue
   2. Understand proper use of CPT Codes and how to document CPT codes for the services provided
   3. Understand the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)
   4. Understand the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
   5. Understand Medicare billing and documentation requirements including the use of the ABN form, manual claims review process and the use of billing modifiers
   6. Minimize risk of an audit


Wednesday, August 14th
6:00 – 7:45 Presentation
7:45 – 8:00 Q&A


Speaker Bios

Stephanie Kaplan, PT, DPT, ATP is the Hospital Administrator and Director of Rehabilitation at Casa Colina Hospitals and Centers for Rehabilitation in Pomona, CA. With over 19 years of clinical and leadership experience, Dr, Kaplan’s focus has been on treating persons with neurologic impairments, research on falls in the rehab setting and program development. She has experience implementing three electronic health record systems and reviewing charts for CMS audits. She is currently a member of the Payment Policy Committee of the CPTA and former Board Member for CPTA. Dr. Kaplan also serves as a CARF surveyor.

Mitchel Kaye, PT
is a graduate of the University of Southern California Physical Therapy program. He has severed as the Director of Quality Assurance for PTPN, a national network of private practices, for the past 14 years. Mitch’s 28 years of clinical practice experience included working in acute care, outpatient and private practice settings. He also served as a full-time Medicare Consultant. Current Association activities include severing on both the CPTA Payment Policy Committee as well as on the CPTA Quality Practice Committee, he is an Assembly Rep for Greater Los Angeles District, he is a past CPTA Director, and has served on numerus committee for the APTA, CPTA, the Physical Therapy Board of California, the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy, and Noridian. Mitch is also a recipient of the CPTA Clarence W. Hultgren Service Award.




2.0 contact hours or 0.2 CEUs 

Instruction Level: Basic
Format: Lecture with on-line Q&A. Text with the speakers during the live presentation.

Target Audience: PT, PTA, and Students. Open to all Allied Health Professionals



Registration received by August 14, 2019
$25 APTA PT members
$75 Non-members



All cancellation requests must be received in writing – no exceptions. A full refund, less 20% service fee, if cancellation is received by August 14. No refunds after August 14, 2019.