AAOS Now (Volume 4, Number 12) – November 2010
by Sarah Wiskerchen, MBA, CPC
How to bill for physical, occupational therapy
Orthopaedic surgeons are increasingly incorporating physical and occupational therapy services into their practices. In-house billers, who may be inexperienced with the new services, terminology, and associated CPT codes, may be apprehensive about the move. Clarifying the services, codes, and treatment continuum will help to maximize revenue and prevent billing errors.