Advanced Documentation and Coding for Medicare and Commercial Payers – What Every PT Needs to Know!




6 CEUs for NJ Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants – Also welcome to attend: Physical Therapy Billing/Coding Personnel

Regular Tuition: $199 – Early Bird through 14 days prior to class: $149.  Early Bird Deadlines:  November 7 for November 21 class, and December 31 for January 9 class.

Each additional person from same PT office: $99. When registering multiple people from the same office, please be sure to indicate the attendees’ names.

Are you coding procedures properly? Are you really familiar with ICD-10 codes? How well do you know Medicare billing? In other words, are you getting as much reimbursement as possible for the services you are rendering? Could your recordkeeping be better than it is? 

In this presentation, David Klein, a certified medical coding and compliance consultant will provide in-depth instruction on how to properly document for maximum and correct reimbursement. He will show you how to correctly and accurately tell the story that reflects treatment being prescribed. He will review the essentials to coding and documentation including how to tell the story of care. He will help practices establish the value of services provided and he will review cash plans, discounts and hardship rules.

The primary goal for the proposed curriculum is to teach healthcare providers and their staff proper medical coding, documentation and compliance techniques that will help with reimbursement issues while reducing risk of audit including healthcare fraud and abuse.

Course Outline:

Risk Management

  • Introduction
  • What’s happening in healthcare today?
  • The top compliance Issues
  • Audit Trends

Insurance / Reporting Procedures

  • Code Books – Federal Law:
  • Medicare – The Gold Standard
  • Anatomy of a Local Coverage Determination (LCD) How to find and how to use, a powerful tool.
  • Provider Agreements – Contract Law

Insurance / Reporting Procedures

  • Design Effective and Compliant Treatment Plans
  • How to tell the story of patient care
  • Creating Daily Notes Simplified
  • Sample documentation

Insurance / Reporting Procedures

  • Coding for Modalities and therapeutic procedures
  • Medicare vs. CPT
  • Correct use of Modifiers
  • Units of Time reporting requirements

Insurance / Reporting Procedures

  • ICD-10 Review
  • Current denial trends – unspecified
  • Excludes1 vs. Excludes2

Risk Management

  • Compliant Hardship Discounts – HRSA
  • Compliant Prompt Pay Discounts – OIG Advisory 030A

Instructor: David Klein, CPC, CPMA, CHC, Owner of DK Coding

Refund Policy for this Class: Sorry, no refunds – course credit only.

Additional information


Thursday, January 9, 2020 9:00am-3:30pm, Thursday, January 9, 2020 9:00am-3:30pm Two People from Same Office, Thursday, January 9, 2020 9:00am-3:30pm Three People from Same Office