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(March 2018 – Lori DOR)
Q: Will only documenting total treatment minutes and CPT codes for each visit pass an audit for Medicare Part A? Where does it say that daily notes are needed for Part A?
(February 2018 -Geoff, PT Manager)
Q: Can you provide the latest update regarding the therapy cap and medical review process?
(February 2018 – Jen, Rehab Manager)
Q: Can our therapy orders have a frequency range? For example, 5-6 days per week? Our facility does this to allow flexibility with weekend coverage.
(January 2018 – Valerie – Auditor)
2 Part Therapy Cap Question:
Q1: When a patient is being seen under Part B in a SNF, if they meet their cap, is the documentation more likely to be scrutinized?
Q2: How does a clinician know when they are treating a patient beyond their cap?
(January 2018 – Donna PT- DOR)
Q: Can PTA’s and COTA’s write notes for patients on Med B?
(December 2017 – Kelly, DOR)
Q: For Medicare Part A, what are the rules for moving an ARD and for Grace Days? If a RUG is not met on the last ARD date, but was met the day before, can it be moved back a day or is this backdating?
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