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Medicare Coding and Billing

Feb 01, 2020

APTA’s regulatory experts keep you updated on changes to Medicare coding and billing.

Supervision Under Medicare

Jan 19, 2019

Learn how to stay in compliance with Medicare while providing supervision to students, PTAs, and physical therapy aides.

Medicare Coverage Issues

Feb 01, 2020

Does Medicare cover it?

Medicare Enrollment

Jun 06, 2020

Thinking about becoming a Medicare provider? Start here.

Medicare Postacute Care Reform

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Physical therapy services represent a significant portion of Medicare expenditures in post-acute care settings.

Additional Medicare Payment Content

Final Outpatient Payment Rule From CMS Eases Supervision, Moves Ahead With ...

Nov 05, 2019 / Review

Continued trends toward easing supervision burdens.

Final DMEPOS Rule Attempts to Shape a Clearer, More Predictable System

Nov 05, 2019 / Review

CMS is aiming to make payments for devices a little more predictable in light of ever-increasing options.

CMS, HHS Propose More Exceptions to, Safe Harbors in Self-Referral Law

Oct 15, 2019 / News

HHS thinks it's time to bring some Stark law provisions up-to-date in ways that accommodate alternative payment models.

CMS Releases a Burden Reduction Rule That Affects a Wide Range of Facilitie...

Sep 30, 2019 / Review

A CMS rule aimed at reducing Medicare- and Medicaid-related regulatory burdens for the most part hits the target.

New Rule Allows CMS to Deny Enrollment to Providers 'Affiliated' With Sanct...

Sep 09, 2019 / Review

CMS issued a rule that allows it to revoke enrollments of providers or suppliers who have an "affiliation" with previously sanctioned entities.

IRFs Receive 2.5% Increase From CMS in FY 2020; Additional Reporting Requir...

Aug 02, 2019 / News

The CMS IRF final rule established a 2.5% payment increase in the 2020 fiscal year,

Nonfederal Payers That Address the Improvement Standard

May 29, 2020 / Article

The following payers have adopted language and or revised policies to remove the improvement standard or to cover maintenance therapy.

Student Loan Debt: APTA Member Sandra Norby Testifies Before House Committee

Jun 19, 2019 / Article

There is no easy fix or silver bullet to the complex problem of student debt.

Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System

Jun 14, 2019 / Open Access

PECOS supports the Medicare Provider and Supplier enrollment process by allowing registered users to securely and electronically submit and manage Medicare enrollment information.

The Facts About Upcoming Changes in Home Health Payment

May 01, 2019 / Column

Here's what's true about the Patient-Driven Groupings Model-and what's not.


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