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Remote Therapeutic Monitoring for Outpatient Physical and Occupational Therapy

presented by Rick Gawenda, PT

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Financial: Rick Gawenda receives compensation from Gawenda Seminars & Consulting, Inc., and MedBridge for this course.

Nonfinancial: Rick Gawenda has no competing nonfinancial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.

Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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Video Runtime: 82 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 29 Minutes

This course will thoroughly explain the six remote therapeutic monitoring (RTM) CPT codes, including defining what a medical device is and how and when you can bill for each CPT code, and what you should document to support the billing of each CPT code. Case scenarios will be presented to assist participants in determining how the RTM codes can be utilized and billed correctly. The course will also provide three models of RTM implementation and will discuss the pros and possible cons for each of the three models.

Learning Objectives
  • Distinguish the description of each of the six RTM codes
  • Select what type of device(s) must be used in order to bill CPT codes 98975-98978
  • Determine what you should document to support the billing of each RTM CPT code
  • Apply supervision requirements when RTM is provided by a therapist/therapy assistant
  • Determine the frequency of billing each of the RTM CPT codes
  • Select which CPT codes the de minimis standard and MPPR apply to
  • Determine which RTM model is best for your practice or organization

Meet Your Instructor

Rick Gawenda, PT

Rick Gawenda is founder and president of Gawenda Seminars & Consulting, Inc. He graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science in physical therapy from Wayne State University in Detroit. Rick is director of finance for a physical therapist-owned private practice with multiple offices located in Southern California. In addition, he was director of physical…

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Chapters & Learning Objectives

1. RTM CPT Codes

In this chapter, Rick Gawenda will teach participants and provide analysis of the six RTM CPT codes.

2. Medical Device and Software as a Medical Device

In this chapter, Rick Gawenda will teach participants and explain what type of medical device must be used for RTM.

3. Documentation to Support the RTM CPT Codes

This chapter will explain the documentation required to support the billing of the RTM CPT codes.

4. Supervision and Licensure

This chapter will teach participants the licensure and supervision requirements for providing RTM services.

5. Billing

This chapter will explain the frequency with which the RTM codes can be billed, as well as completion of claim forms.

6. Billing Scenarios

This chapter will provide case scenarios to teach participants how to bill the RTM codes correctly.

7. Models of RTM Implementation

This chapter will teach participants the pros and possible cons of three different models of RTM implementation.

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