Therapy Billing: Be Sure Your Team Is Doing Things Right
AAOSNow – October 2019
by Sarah Wiskerchen, MBA, CPC
Many orthopaedic surgeons are adding physical and occupational therapy services to their practices. This can be daunting for in-house billing teams, as they may lack experience with the new services, therapy terminology, and associated Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes.
This article seeks to educate staff about therapy services and the components required for billing. A small investment of time to clarify the codes and the treatment continuum can improve a team’s ability to optimize therapy revenue and prevent billing errors.