Part I -What About Peds? Best Practices for Coding, Billing and Documentation Live 2 Part Webinar November 3rd 2021 7-9 PM EST

Part I – November 3rd, 2021 7-9 PM EST  Presented by Iris Kimberg, MS PT OTR

After years of hearing “what about peds”, Iris Kimberg, MS PT OTR is teaming up with  billing expert Heidi Grove Harmon  to present concrete and actionable information relevant to all pediatric therapists in private practice. Whether you are in network, out of network (OON), or cash based, it is in everyone’s best interest to have bills properly coded and notes properly written so that our pediatric families have a better chance of getting services rendered paid for, or reimbursed by, third party carriers. Let’s cut down on denied services, pended bills, under and no reimbursement and audits!
I didn’t know is not a defense and will no longer be an excuse after this webinar.

Part I – Documentation Dos and Don’ts – Presented by Iris Kimberg, MS PT OTR

 How to write  evaluations, daily and progress notes that supports your bills getting paid or  your families getting reimbursed

  • How to write notes that correspond with your billing
  • What might trigger an audit or peer review of your bills and/or notes
  • Checklist of what to include in every note
  • Red flags/triggers for audits, peer review, pended
  • Typical questions from third party payers
  • Types of information third party payers want to get from evals, notes, plan of cares, progress notes and discharge notes
    Early Rate Registration $75 until October 15th* . Includes all handouts, access to replay. There will be opportunities to ask questions live during each webinar and anyone who registers can also send in questions in advance. This is not state specific and suitable for pediatric OTs PTs and STs.Info about Part II

    Does this webinar qualify for CEUs? 
    It depends on your state. Many states have approved this course to count for CEU credits because I outline how the course is relevant to OT,PT and ST practice, give a post webinar quiz that demonstrates competence and understanding of material and a certificate of completion.  Check with your state.*If you  register for both sessions you will get 10% of each registration fee credited back to your card.
    Part I – early rate $75, regular rate $82.50   Part II  early rate  $85, regular rate $93.50
    About the Speakers

    Iris Kimberg, MS PT OTR
    has 25 plus years of experience as a  private practice consultant after building her own entity  from scratch to a $14M company with a strong pediatric base until she sold it to a Fortune 500 company.  She currently consults over 75 pediatric practices across the USA.
    Heidi Grove Harmon  has 25 years’ experience in billing for outpatient therapies. Heidi also has her own personal experiences as a parent of a child with disabilities after many years of fighting for him and being his advocate. Currently Heidi is a consultant to therapists in order to help them learn the billing process as well as a biller for several clients. Heidi also founded and runs the “PT Billing Group” on Facebook to better serve therapists and their billing questions.

 

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