Make Sure Your Practice Is Prepared for Therapy Billing Changes - On-Demand

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Make Sure Your Practice Is Prepared for Therapy Billing Changes - On-Demand

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Available ON-DEMAND

Presented on: Tuesday, May 14, 2019 

Presented by: Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, COC, CPC-I, CCS-P, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR

Providers need to understand correct use of the new therapy modifiers and how they will affect reimbursement for these services starting next year. Using them incorrectly could mean you’re shortchanging yourself on Medicare dollars. In addition, make sure you are compliant with documentation rules for supervision, and learn efficiencies for reporting the correct therapy evaluation codes.

Join expert speaker Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, COC, CPC-I, CCS-P, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR, for this 60-minute webinar and ensure your practice is prepared for these changes to therapy billing.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Properly append the new modifiers for physical therapy assistants and occupational therapy assistants
  • Understand and comply with Medicare supervision rules for therapy services
  • Assign the correct therapy evaluation code based on documentation
  • Avoid common therapy coding and documentation compliance errors that can end up costing money


  • Medicare rules for the new therapy modifiers and typical scenarios explaining their use
  • Supervision requirements for therapy services and how they should be documented
  • Essentials of the multi-level therapy evaluation codes and how to efficiently assign them
  • Common therapy documentation and coding compliance risk areas, and simple fixes to protect your practice

Who Should Listen?

  • Orthopedic professional coders
  • Coding managers
  • Billing managers
  • Physical therapists
  • Occupational therapists

Meet the Speaker

Margie ScalleyMargie Scalley Vaught, CPC, COC, CPC-I, CCS-P, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR, has more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare arena, including more than 20 years in orthopedic coding, billing, and reimbursement. Vaught frequently performs internal audits, provides education and training to physicians and office staff, and helps clinics establish billing and compliance manuals. She is an advisor on orthopedic coding to the Board of Medical Specialty Coding, and she helped develop the Advanced Orthopedic Coding credentialing exam. Vaught has contributed many articles to the AAOS Bulletin, and she serves as consulting editor to Medical Practice Coding Pro and the Orthopedic Coder’s Pink Sheet.


Continuing Education

(Live + on-Demand) - This program has been approved for 1 continuing education units for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

Ability to claim credits for this webinar expires on: 05/13/2020


Webinar system requirements and program materials: 
To fully benefit from the webinar experience, please note you will need a computer equipped with the following:

Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari, with JavaScript enabled 
Internet: 56K or faster Internet connection (high-speed connection recommended) 
Streaming: for audio/video streaming, Adobe Flash plug-in or Safari browser on iOS devices 

Prior to the webinar, you will receive an email with detailed system requirements, your login information, presentation slides, and other materials that you can print and distribute to all attendees at your location. 

No problem. The On-Demand version will be available. Use it as a training tool at your convenience—whenever your new or existing staff need a refresher or need to understand a new concept. Play it once or dozens of times. A $199 value! 

Participation in the webinar is just $199 per site. All materials must be retrieved from the Internet. 

Call your customer service representative toll-free 800-650-6787 or email if you have questions.