15, APTA will hold an audio conference to help educate members on changes to
the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) for 2013. Physical therapists (PTs) who
bill Medicare for outpatient physical therapy services in private practice
settings (using the 1500 claim form or 837-P) can obtain a 0.5% bonus payment in 2013 under PQRS. In addition, PTs
who successfully report under the PQRS program in 2013 will avoid the 1.5%
reduction in payment from Medicare in 2015.
closes Monday, November 12. Register today.
APTA's highlights of the 2013
final physician fee schedule rule provides details on PQRS, claims and reporting requirements, and group