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What You Need to Know About the New CPT Evaluation Codes for Occupational Therapy 2017

This free course is offered to occupational therapists wanting to learn more about the new codes for occupational therapy evaluations and reevaluations that took effect January 1, 2017. In this course, you will explore the elements of an evaluation and what conditions must be met for each level of complexity.

No CEUs are offered for this course.

Estimated Runtime: 30 minutes
Last Updated: August 22, 2017

NOTE: This course is not a substitute for legal advice for any individual provider or situation. Always consult your company's legal or compliance personnel with any questions or concerns related to this subject matter.

Keywords: CPT evaluation eval codes current procedural terminology documentation billing coding complexity reevaluation reeval re-eval outpatient rehabilitation occupational therapy OT


1. Chapter One: New Evaluation Codes Overview

Chapter one provides an overview of the updated CPT evaluation codes for occupational therapy. Learn why the codes were updated, what the difference is between them, when they take effect, and more.

2. Chapter Two: Evaluations & Documentation

This chapter reviews the three parts of the occupational therapy evaluation process; identifying which details to capture in each area of the patient history, examination and your clinical decision making.

3. Chapter Three: The Levels of Complexity

Complexity can be challenging. This section will show what conditions are needed for each level of complexity and the key elements to document to support that level. This documentation support is critical to avoid denials or delays in payment.

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