Navigating Medicare’s payment rules can be tricky, especially if you run a cash-based clinic. That’s why you should know these rules to collect full payment from your patients.
Despite their analogous names, team therapy and group therapy are vastly different. Fortunately, we have the answers to your billing needs.
Adopting a compliance strategy for your PT practice and knowing where to turn can be difficult. But we’ve laid some solutions for you here.
“How can I avoid being audited by Medicare?” This is one of the compliance questions I hear most frequently, and the honest answer is, quite simply, that you can’t. Just because CMS or one of its auditing entities hasn’t come knocking on your door doesn’t mean you’re not being audited.
Compliance expert Tom Ambury discusses the legalities of financial incentives for clinical performance within a physical therapy practice.
Some of you might remember all of the hype around Y2K. Rumors and speculation were abuzz, and there were people who thought all hell was going to break loose when the clock struck midnight on January 1, 2000. And then—dun, dun, dun—nothing happened.
It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad Medicare world, and unfortunately, just about every regulation requires a modifier. If you apply the wrong modifier—or forget one entirely—then your clinic suffers decreased payments or flat-out denials. Even worse, if you amass enough modifier mistakes, you make your practice vulnerable to an audit.
Theft is prevalent in medical practices, especially small private practices. Here are some embezzlement warning signs and loss prevention tactics.
Nobody likes demanding money from people, but you absolutely must collect patient copays. Here’s how to beat your collection anxiety.