Compliance

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The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) has a new 2014 multiple procedure payment reduction (MPPR) calculator available online.
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WebPT Inc is launching a new educational website to prepare rehabilitation professionals for the transition to the tenth revision to the International Classification of Diseases, or ICD-10.
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A live seminar presented by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Learning Center will provide attendees with up-to-date information about policy and regulation changes affecting physical therapy services in outpatient settings.
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued final rules on the physician fee schedule for 2014, including the therapy cap amount on outpatient services.
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A future webinar from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Learning Center will provide attendees the latest information about the new 2014 Medicare fee schedule payment rates, quality initiatives, and other changes for the new year.
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Eligible professionals, including physical therapists, who reported at least one 2013 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) quality-data code through claims can now access an online dashboard to review data on their submissions.
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A new half-day workshop designed to help physical and occupational therapy practices remain compliant is now available online or in-practice.
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The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) reports that a new requirement for physical therapists, which was mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), has been put on hold.
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To assist healthcare providers in creating a HIPAA-compliant Notice of Privacy Practice, the federal government has developed model notices designed to allow customization, reproduction, and distribution in print or electronically to patients.
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The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) reports that practitioners have until September 23 to comply with provisions of a final rule that modified the security, privacy, and enforcement regulations established under HIPAA.
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The Quincy Medical Group (QMG) has opened a new clinic in Pittsfield, Ill to consolidate and expand the services offered in Pike County, such as physical therapy.
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Clinicient emphasizes support for Medicare functional limitation reporting in its web-based electronic medical record (EMR) software.
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Clincient is slated to sponsor a new complimentary webinar titled, “Medicare Game Changer: RAC Auditors to Perform Manual Medical Reviews,” hosted by Nancy Beckley, compliance and RAC expert.
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Clinicient Inc recently announced its sponsorship of the upcoming February 28 webinar, “Medicare Audit Response and Practice Risk,” hosted by Nancy Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC, compliance expert, and Amanda Somers, DPT, practice owner, SSI Physical Therapy
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued an update further clarifying the regulations on the new functional limitation reporting requirements.
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A complementary Webinar hosted by Clinicient Thursday, January 10, with compliance expert Nancy Beckley, aims to help clinicians understand changes in 2013 that will be required for two vital areas of practice.
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A chart posted to the APTA Web site can help explain the differences between the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) program and a congressionally mandated functional limitation reporting program that begins January 1, 2013.
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The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Washington, DC, has extended the deadline for blueprint applications for states that are pursuing state partnership exchanges to Friday, December 14.
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Today is the last day to register for the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) audio conference hosted by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Alexandria, Va.