• Your Roadmap to ICD-10 Image

    articleOct 10, 2013 | 5 min. read

    Your Roadmap to ICD-10

    By now you’ve already—hopefully—heard the news about the big ICD-10 transition that’s going down on October 1, 2015. But, if you’re like most US healthcare providers—about 75%, according to this article —you haven’t exactly stuck to the suggested preparatory timelines that CMS released a while back. We get it; you’re busy, and the last thing you have time for is sitting down and mapping out a plan of action for your clinic’s transition to ICD-10. But putting …

  • articleOct 3, 2013 | 4 min. read

    ICD-10 Questions and Answers

    So, you’ve got some questions about ICD-10. We don’t blame you. There’s a lot going on with the transition to these new diagnostic codes―which will occur October 1, 2015―and it’s best to be on your toes. That’s why we put together this handy-dandy list of questions―and, more importantly, answers―to help you stay on pointe. What’s ICD-10? ICD-10 is the tenth revision to the International Classification of Diseases. Check out this World Health Organization article for a complete …

  • Breakdown of the 2014 Proposed Physician Fee Schedule Rule Image

    articleJul 30, 2013 | 5 min. read

    Breakdown of the 2014 Proposed Physician Fee Schedule Rule

    Recently, the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) shared  their highlights of the 2014 Proposed Physician Fee Schedule Rule . This summary boils down the 605-page proposal from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) into a 16-page bulleted outline. The breakdown is incredibly helpful, and we definitely recommend you read it. However, we know that not everyone is an APTA Member, and many of you are crunched for time. So, we sat down with our Founder …

  • articleJul 8, 2013 | 1 min. read

    APTA 2013: Ten Tips for Better Accounts Receivables

    With all of the updates in the therapy landscape today, it’s crucial to stay on top of the changes. Managing your accounts receivables is more important than ever. In June, I had the opportunity to speak at the APTA 2013 Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. There, I shared my ten tips for better accounts receivables. Conference attendees were abuzz with all the upcoming regulatory changes: functional limitation reporting, HIPAA, PQRS, ICD-10. With these all looming, they …

  • articleJan 16, 2013 | 4 min. read

    Five Ways to Get the Most Out of Conferences

    #SolvePT’s Tuesday night Twitter chat on January 8, 2013 , focused on the topic of trade shows and conferences—specifically how to get the most out of them. With CSM 2013 next week in sunny San Diego, it was definitely a timely discussion. So, how do you get the most out of conferences? Here are five tips: Be selective. There are local, regional, national, and even international conferences and events, spanning a plethora of topics from specific private …

  • articleNov 7, 2012 | 4 min. read

    CMS: 2013 Final Rule for Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

    Today’s blog post comes from WebPT Senior Copywriters Erica Cohen and Charlotte Bohnett. We do this every year: waiting and wondering what Medicare is going to do. As the news trickles in—and details are still coming—it all seems as expected so far. So what are the big takeaways? Here is WebPT Co-Founder and COO Heidi Jannenga’s take on what these CMS changes mean for you and your clinic. First of all, CMS increased the therapy cap by …

  • articleOct 18, 2012 | 2 min. read

    We’re heading to PPS this month! Are you?

    Today's blog post comes from  Copywriters  Charlotte Bohnett and Erica Cohen. Paper documentation ain’t warm and fuzzy with rainbows and sunshine. It’s cumbersome and bang-your-head-against-a-wall frustrating. That’s why we want you to get real with your documentation. Ditch the pen and paper and get WebPT, the ultimate EMR solution for rehab therapists. Visit us at PPS on October 25th and 26th (booth 525–527) at Wynn Las Vegas to learn more. While you’re at our booth, snag a …

  • articleOct 1, 2012 | 2 min. read

    Happy National Physical Therapy Month!

    It’s October and that means it’s time to paaartay —not just at our PPS 2012 After Party , but everywhere, all month long in celebration of all our fabulous rehab therapists. In addition to cake, ice cream, high-fives, and everything else party themed, it’s our opportunity to reach out to the community and educate them on the unique benefits of PT treatments. (Want some tips? Check out our webinar on Marketing the PT Profession.) The APTA wants …

  • articleJul 16, 2012 | 4 min. read

    #SolvePT: What’s the Deal with RC 23-12?

    Today’s post comes from WebPT copywriters Charlotte Bohnett and Erica Cohen. As you probably already figured out, we have two passions in life―well, maybe more, but for the purposes of this discussion let’s stick with top two―physical therapy and technology. That’s why we like to keep a close eye on everything that happens in the space where our two passions collide. We’re talkin’ #solvePT . So, when we came across an article written by Amy-Lynn Engelbrecht about …

  • articleJun 25, 2012 | 5 min. read

    The Road to a New Payment System for Physical Therapy

    Today's post comes from  Ann   Wendel , PT, ATC, CMTPT, of  Prana Physical Therapy . Thanks, Ann! Recently, the APTA posted information proposing an Alternative Payment System (APS). The proposed system would have three evaluation codes and nine treatment codes for physical therapists to use. According to the APTA, their goal with APS is to “reform payment for outpatient physical therapy services to improve quality of care, recognize and promote the clinical judgment of the physical …


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