PHYSICAL THERAPY DOCUMENTATION

Ideal Practice Workflow Part One: Front Office

The current healthcare climate demands that practices become more efficient at every task. Efficiency begins at the front desk by gathering all the needed patient information and verification before scheduling the client’s appointment. The entire process can be... read more

Should Your EMR Do Marketing?

Should an EMR do marketing – the simple answer to that question is yes if it’s the In Touch EMR™. Marketing is an essential part of running a business and a clinician’s office software should have the functionality to do that without taking time from the practice’s... read more

Are You Making These Mistakes with Your EMR?

With mandatory EMR implementation looming large on the horizon, therapists need to seriously consider the system they’ll be using. The software should be integrated throughout the office, with automatic functions that allow clinicians to work smarter, not harder.... read more

In Touch EMR Shows Five Ways to Speed Up Documentation

There are major problems with the current way clinicians document patient encounters. It takes too long, it’s a pain in the behind and everyone wants to get it done as quickly as possible. For physical therapists, if it’s not documented it’s not done. The In Touch... read more

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