In a follow-up podcast to the January 27 audio-conference titled "Physical Therapy and PQRS in 2011: 1.0% Bonus Payment," Anita Bemis-Dougherty, PT, DPT, MAS, APTA associate director of practice, provides details about the 2-part falls measures available to physical therapists in 2011 -- 154: Fall Risk Assessment and 155: Falls Plan of Care. Using a patient scenario, Bemis-Dougherty takes listeners through the steps of reporting both measures, which also are outlined in a transcript of the podcast.
Follow this link for more information on the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), formerly known as the Physician Quality Reporting Initiative.
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