PHYSICAL THERAPY DOCUMENTATION

Common Myths About Modifier 59

Modifier 59 is the outcome of the correct coding initiative (CCI) by Medicare. The use of modifier 59 can be confusing to clinicians and billers of all experience levels. There are a lot of myths surrounding the use of modifier 59, but it will generally be used to... read more

Common Myths About the Medicare 8 Minute Rule

There’s a lot of confusion about the Medicare 8 Minute Rule and how many units to bill. Calculating the correct number of units can be confusing without the proper training and understanding. Many clinicians are unknowingly under billing and cheating their practice... read more

In Touch EMR and Its Voice Recognition Feature

There are many myths about the use of voice recognition. In the mid-1990s clinicians began using voice recognition with their EMR systems, but they weren’t very accurate for medical records. Systems weren’t always able to distinguish from background noise and had... read more

Common Myths About the KX Modifier and the Role of EMR

We get a lot of questions from billers, therapists and front desk people asking if the In Touch EMR™ system tracks the KX modifier and Medicare caps. There’s no way any EMR system can do that. The Medicare cap is shared with multiple professionals and the software has... read more

Flow Sheet and EMRs Increase Reimbursements

Flow sheet helps clinicians track what they did for a patient on previous and current visits, but they’re much more than a means of patient management. They hold the key to obtaining reimbursements. Claim denials and delays result in fiscal hardships for practices and... read more