Archive for July 1st, 2010

July 1, 2010

Can we enter therapy frequency at the start of an episode?

Looking at physical therapy … As long as the initial evaluation is signed by the physician, the evaluation shows your orders for the entire episode. So, you can put in the frequency for the episode.

A re-evaluation in 30 days is required by state law only if the services are provided by a PTA.

Remember that the frequency or orders can change, as well, because of your patient’s condition, so always reflect the patient’s status and orders

July 1, 2010

PECOS rejections will de delayed

It looks like CMS will delay the rejection of claims and announces that CMS will develop a contingency plan regarding PECOS.


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