PHYSICAL THERAPY DOCUMENTATION

Don’t Judge an EMR by the Cost of its Software

Many physical therapists find that using physical therapy EMR is expensive. However, Nitin Chhoda emphasizes the many benefits of EMR systems and how the initial expenses can be justified with the long term savings down the road. Patients and practitioners are living... read more

What to Look for in Billing Reports

Billing is the cash flow engine of the private practice. It should be simple, streamlined and efficient. Billing software can be used to check patient eligibility and post ERAs, along with sophisticated functions that include scrubbing claims, posting payments and... read more

Therapy Cap and KX Modifier

There are a lot of myths and misunderstanding about therapy caps and the KX Modifier. To complicate matters, many EMR vendors claim their software can keep track of a patient’s therapy cap in real time. The reality is that no EMR system can provide information on... read more

How to Automate Patient Follow Up

One of the most important things a clinician can do is to keep his/her name in front of patients. That can be done with automated patient follow up. When patients provide their information, the practice should obtain the client’s mail, email, home phone and cellphone... read more

The Revised CMS-1500 Claim Form

The transition to ICD-10 codes comes with a revised CMS form to facilitate reporting. The National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC) approved the use of the revised CMS- 1500 Claim Form in February 2012. The new CMS-1500 form will be printed with 02/12 in the lower right... read more

How to Streamline Patient Intake

Scheduling and patient intake doesn’t have to involve time consuming manual data entry and can be completed automatically with the In Touch EMR™. The software provides practices with automatic functions to save time and streamline the before, during and after... read more

How to Streamline Eligibility Verification

The typical practice spends anywhere between 30 minutes and two hours on patient insurance verification. With the modern technology and built-in abilities of In Touch EMR™,it’s no longer necessary to spend hours on the phone each week verifying eligibility, or... read more