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    • 02 DEC 16
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    Getting Ready For Payment Changes

    A new guide to using the 3 new tiered evaluation codes that come into play January 1, 2017, gives APTA members a quick graphical explanation of the criteria for determining when an evaluation is considered “low,” “moderate,” or “high” complexity. Developed by APTA, the guide is available as a 2-page printable PDF download and, as

    • 30 NOV 16
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    Outpatient Payment, Home Health Fact Sheets Now Available From APTA

    Now available to APTA members: context and details to help you understand final 2017 rules from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on the home health (HH PPS) and outpatient (OPPS) prospective payment systems. The final OPPS rule, which grabbed headlines earlier this year for its elimination of pain management questions from patient

    • 22 NOV 16
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    Quick Guide and Call-In Q&A Are Latest New Resources to Prepare for Payment in 2017

    A new guide to using the 3 new tiered evaluation codes that come into play January 1, 2017, gives APTA members a quick graphical explanation of the criteria for determining when an evaluation is considered “low,” “moderate,” or “high” complexity. Developed by APTA, the guide is available as a 2-page printable PDF download and, as

    • 10 NOV 16
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    Get the Facts on the 2017 Fee Schedule

    Now available to APTA members: context and details to help you understand the final 2017 physician fee schedule rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The rule covers Medicare Part B services that apply to physical therapists (PTs) and other providers. This year, in addition to the more typical changes, such as