G-Codes CEU

Medicare Functional Limitation Reporting G-Codes: 3 Hours (.3 CEUs)

Take Course: $49

Course Description:

Effective January 1, 2013, Medicare introduced Functional Limitation Reporting for physical therapy services under Medicare Part B. The Limitation Reporting became mandatory for payment on July 1, 2013. This course provides a basic overview of the Functional Limitation Reporting requirements for physical therapy services under Medicare Part B in outpatient settings and includes patient examples with sample coding.

This course is presented in an online video format with audio lecture for each slide. Approximate length to take the course, including audio lecture and all written material, is 3 hours.

Course Outline

CMS Functional Limitation Reporting Course Review
3 Hours
Presenter: Bridget Morehouse, MPT, MBA
1. What is the purpose?
2. Who does it apply to?
3. Testing Period
4. Commencement
5. When do you report?
6. What are you reporting?
7. When to choose “other” category?
8. General Guidelines
9. Severity / Complexity Modifiers
10. Reporting
11. Sample Reporting

Written Summary
CEU Test

Course Objectives:

After completing this course, you will have a better understanding of the following:

  1. Learn the basic Functional Limitation Reporting requirements for therapists providing services under Medicare Part B, outpatient settings.
  2. Review the specific codes and descriptions for eligible for outpatient therapy services.
  3. Understand the Medicare policy and reporting procedures for Functional Limitation Reporting.
  4. Gain specific patient examples with the Functional Limitation Reporting coding applied to each case.

Presenter: Bridget Morehouse, MPT, MBA

Bridget Morehouse, PT, MBA is a practicing physical therapist and payer relations specialist in Bolingbrook, IL. She earned her Master of Physical Therapy and Masters in Business Administration in 2001 from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She currently holds a position as adjunct faculty for Marquette University and The University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee teaching healthcare policy, business Administration and Professional Issues. Ms. Morehouse is the owner of Morehouse Consulting where she serves as a payment consultant for many outpatient practices and rehab agencies. She also serves as the payer relations specialist for the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association. She has held positions related to payer relations with the Private Practice Section of the American Physical Therapy Association.

Target Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants
Instructional Level: Beginner/Intermediate
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Take Course: $49