Medicare Reimbursement Updates Course

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This course coincides with the podcast episode discussing Medicare Reimbursement Updates, which includes access to any supplementary materials (as needed) and test for comprehension. Participants will receive 0.05 CEU credit upon successful completion of the test.

Description

We talk with Sabrena McCarley to clarify confusion around several recent reimbursement changes that apply to Medicare recipients, particularly in skilled nursing facilities. We discuss changes to the role of occupational therapy students in the delivery of services, changes in the use of G-codes, and changes in reimbursement models. We also talk about strategies for managing the challenges with some of these changes in clinical practice.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Learners will identify the guidelines related to the role of occupational therapy students in delivering occupational therapy services for Medicare recipients.
  2. Learners will identify changes to the use of G-codes in skilled nursing facilities
  3. Learners will identify the changes to reimbursement models in skilled nursing facilities

Additional information

Activity Type

Distance Learning: Independent

CE Credit

.05 AOTA CEU (½ contact hour)

AOTA Classification Codes

Coding & Reimbursement Systems, Documentation Issues, Licensure/Practice Issues

Content Level

Introductory

Course Completion Requirements

Completion of the podcast episode, Completion of the post-course test with 100% accuracy

Instructor

Jessica Kersey, OTR, Natalie Barnes, OTR

Prerequisites

None

Target Audience

Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants

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