Understanding Medicare Part B in the SNF setting is a must for therapy professionals.

Chapter 15 of the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual contains very specific rules for provision, documentation and billing for therapists and assistants.

Our evaluation, progress report, daily note and multiple other templates give you a head start!


This course will walk you through all components of Medicare Part B and provide clear information and action steps for practice. Pertinent regulatory requirements from Chapter 15 of the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual are reviewed, as are all necessary components for successful documentation. The Part B reimbursement structure, including billing and coding, is reviewed in detail with case examples and a UB-04 billing claim. The negative practice patterns that trigger claim reviews and audits are included to help you build a strong, compliant practice.

  • Course Outline:
    • Technical Criteria Required for Part B
      • Eligibility and Chapter 15
    • Coverage Criteria Required for Payment
      • Skill and Reasonable & Necessary
      • Documentation and Supervision
    • Part B Reimbursement Components – The How-To of Each:
      • Value Based Payment
      • ICD 10 and CPT Coding
      • Billing & Coding
      • Modifiers, Cap and Manual Reviews
    • Unreasonable and Unnecessary; Fraud Triggers
      • Negative practice patterns
      • Improper Payment Reports


  • Includes:
    • Video Presentation
    • Presentation Handouts
    • Supplemental Materials Including:
      • Medicare Part B – Explanation of Chapter 15 Key Points
      • ICD-10 CM Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries
      • ICD-10 CM Alphabetical Index to Disease and Injuries
      • Fee Schedule CPT Code Look Up Tool
      • Most Common PT, OT and Speech CPT Codes with Rate Info
      • PT and OT Evaluation CPT Code Complexity Decision Tree
      • Modifier 59 Article
      • Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) Decision Tree
      • Updated NCCI Edits for Modifier 59 Edits
  • BONUS CONTENT: Video including all temporary rule changes due to Public Health Emergency COVID-19 Waivers impacting Medicare Part B SNF rules, including telehealth, assistant supervision and more!


Duration: 4 Contact Hours | .40 CEU’s

Level: (x) Entry Level   ( x) Intermediate (x )Advanced

This course is appropriate for Rehab Directors, PT, PTA, OT, COTA, SLP and MDS Coordinators

Type: Audio and Video

Participant has the ability to remotely interact with presenter to ask questions.


Instructor Credentials: Dolores Montero, PT, DPT, RAC-CT, RAC-CTA (Click for Bio)


1 Course totaling 4 Contact Hours of Continuing Education Credit *

Presentation slides, written materials and valuable downloads/links listed above

Access to Course Instructor for questions about the material.

Certificate of Completion

*Participant is responsible for determining if course meets state requirements for CE credit. Contact us prior to purchase if you need assistance determining state requirements for your discipline.


  • Facility Members: FREE (Contact us for link)
  • Individual Members: $99
  • Individual Members get 1 free course per year (email us if you want this as your free one)
  • This Course is included in our Rehab Manager Certification Program

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