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Hazard Ahead: 8 Workers’ Comp Billing Tips for PTs

When talking workers’ compensation (WC) billing and collections, it’s best to keep your high beams on. After all, compared to their commercial payer counterparts, these entities don’t always follow the same rules of the road. So, to help you stay in your lane when it comes to creating and submitting workers’ comp claims, here are a few important considerations:

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Direct Access Laws by State (Idaho-Mississippi)

Direct access to a physical therapist is the law of the land in all 50 states, but not all state legislation is created equal. In part two of this four-part series, we give you the breakdown of direct access laws from Idaho to Mississippi.

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Direct Access Laws by State (Alabama-Hawaii)

Direct access to a physical therapist is the law of the land in all 50 states, but not all state legislation is created equal. In this four-part series, we give you the breakdown of direct access laws by state.

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The Ultimate ICD-10 FAQ

This ICD-10 FAQ for physical, occupational, and speech therapists covers everything from external cause codes and seventh characters to direct access and dual coding.

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Costly ICD-10 Traps and How to Avoid Them

Imagine you’re playing a game. More specifically: an ICD-10 Rube Goldberg-style game. To win, you have to scurry through a series of stages without getting caught in costly traps. But what happens when you find yourself at the mercy of the swiftly-turning plastic crank? Before you know it, the cage has lowered and you’re out of the game—forever separated from your cheddar.

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Is Your Physical Therapy Software Ready for ICD-10?

At this point, the majority of physical therapy clinics are using some type of software to document, schedule, and bill for patient treatment. Thanks to ever-increasing compliance regulations, paper had to go the way of the VHS, becoming nearly obsolete. When your practice switched from paper to software, it was a big change.

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