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Documentation Success in 5 Minutes or Less: The Platforms to Demonstrate Medical Necessity, Maximize Reimbursement & Eliminate Paybacks


Faculty:
Trent Brown
Duration:
Full Day
Format:
Audio and Video
Product Code:
LWC063855
Brochure Code:
PLW73561
Media Type:
Live Webcast

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Description

Treating patients is your passion. But if you’re like me, the only hindrance to that passion is the time-consuming task of documentation.

The system you use to document supposedly makes this task easier with checked boxes and drop-down choices, but may hinder your skills and dampen your passion.

You find yourself spending longer documenting all your sessions at the end of the day instead of in real-time. You become frustrated, sloppy, and burnt-out as the day begins to bleed together and you forget objective and subjective data.

By doing so, your plan of care suffers, outcomes aren’t efficiently met, and you run the risk of increased pay-backs or audits to payer sources, including CMS.

But by learning the 5 platforms of documentation that I will share with you, you can spend 5 minutes or less during the actual treatment session documenting without reducing any hands-on time with your patient.

In addition, you will receive 2 required ethics hours to ensure you are documenting at the highest standard and protecting your clinical practice through real examples.

The secret is simple – so sign up today to avoid wasting time documenting incorrectly and return to your passion of treating patients successfully.

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information: Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this live interactive webcast. This webcast is a broadcast of a live event. You will be able to type questions to the speaker. The speaker will see the questions and address them during the presentation as time allows. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether web based activities are an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

CE Information is based on 100% attendance.

Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.


Ethics

THIS ACTIVITY QUALIFIES FOR 2.0 HOURS  OF general ETHICS INSTRUCTION. Not all boards allow ethics credit for on-line programs. If ethics is not specified within your licensing board’s approval statement below, please contact your board to determine the applicability and amount of ethics allowed.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses in full attendance will earn 6.3 contact hours.


Florida Nurses

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # FBN2858. This course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours. 


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

AOTA

PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. Partial credit will be issued for partial attendance. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate.


Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. This certificate is proof of your attendance. Please retain it in your records or use for submission as proof of completion when required.


Minnesota Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy for 6.25 hours. Course approval #: 2409.


Wisconsin Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

6.25 contact hours have been approved by the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association. You must attend at least 80% of the seminar to receive a certificate of attendance.


California Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, #PDP 319. This course meets the qualifications for .6 hours of continuing professional development credit for Speech-Language Pathologists or Audiologists, as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.


Kansas Speech-Language Pathologists or Audiologists

Approved for 7.5 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Speech-Language Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

ASHA

This course is offered for .6 live ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).

** Please note that Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists must complete the post-test and evaluation within two weeks of attending the live webcast if they would like their participation submitted to the ASHA CE Registry. Detailed instructions will be provided the day of the program under the Handouts section of the online program.


Other Professions

This activity qualifies for 380 continuing education minutes as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements. 



Handouts

Faculty

Trent Brown Related seminars and products: 7

MOT, OTR/L, ATP, BCG, MOT, OTR/L, BCG

Advanced Healthcare


Trent Brown, MOT, OTR/L, ATP, BCG, is a practicing therapist in Utah and is 1 of 36 credential holders of a board certification in gerontology (BCG) from the AOTA. Mr. Brown also holds a certification as an assistive technology professional (ATP) from RESNA. He completed his undergraduate and graduate work at the University of Utah.

Currently, he is employed by the Department of Health to develop, implement, and operate healthcare quality improvement programs and has authored multiple laws to legislate improved patient care. Mr. Brown has over 14 years of clinical experience in skilled nursing, transitional care, acute, and home health.

Recently, he served as the VP for the UOTA where he co-authored SB 131 advancing OT practice in the state of Utah and has received multiple awards for his clinical, academic, and legislative work. Mr. Brown is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Utah and has been instructing since 2007. He has provided courses for thousands of clinicians throughout the country in conferences, private settings, and specialty conferences.

Mr. Brown is a master clinician and lecturer on a myriad of topics including joint arthroplasty, core strengthening, documentation, aging, functional mobility, ethics, and fall reduction. He has also been a keynote speaker at multiple events throughout the country.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Trent Brown is an adjunct professor at the University of Utah. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Trent Brown is a credential holder of a board certification in gerontology (BCG) from the AOTA. 


Additional Info

Program Information

CD/DVD

Click here to purchase the DVD recording from our product store. CE hours and approvals on products may differ from live CE approvals.


Additional Resources

To order the book, Ortho Notes: Clinical Examination Pocket Guide, 4th Edition, please visit our product store.


Access Period for Live Webcast

For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation within one week. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review.


Webcast Schedule

Please note: There will be a lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.


Objectives

  1. Classify how payers review documentation, who reviews documentation, and the general process of review.
  2. Outline the three documentation areas reviewed including good and bad examples in all three areas.
  3. Critique the platforms required for documentation, how to avoid review, and what to do if a review is requested.
  4. Complete actual documentation examples with common therapeutic treatments utilizing the strategies learned.
  5. Explore each ethical principle in the code, the standard of conduct, and application of each principle through case studies.
  6. Communicate the steps for reporting an ethics complaint or a compliance concern.

Outline

THE INS AND OUTS OF DOCUMENTATION & RECOVERY AUDITS CONTRACTOR (RAC)
  • Why reviews happen
  • Who reviews your paperwork
  • Identify red flags
    • What to look for in billing
    • What’s trending
    • Similarities and differences of:
      • OP-Medicare B
      • Inpatient
      • Medicare A
      • HH
      • And more
THREE KEY AREAS TO REMEMBER TO AVOID DENIALS
  • Qualified clinician
  • Skilled level of care
  • Medical necessity
INTERACTIVE CASE STUDIES FOR AVOIDING DENIALS
  • Case #1: CHF exacerbation
  • Case #2: fall with pain
  • Case #3: ROM
  • Case #4: incontinence management
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE APPEAL PROCESS
  • What to do when additional documentation request (ADR) occurs
    • Sample ADR
    • The appeals process and timelines
    • RAC, MAC, QIC, ALJ, Council, Judicial Review
5 PLATFORMS OF SUCCESSFUL DOCUMENTATION
  • The 5-platforms for faster yet more efficient reporting
  • Reduce unnecessary or over-documentation
  • Tips and tricks to remember
INTERACTIVE CASE STUDIES OF SUCCESSFUL DOCUMENTATION
  • Case #1: Joint mobilization
  • Case #2: gait/mobility therapy exercise
  • Case #3: transfer training
  • Case #4: class discussion of real-life examples
CODE OF ETHICS – HOW DOCUMENTATION RELATES
  • Purpose of the code (law vs. ethic)
    • How the right documentation is the right thing to do
    • How the code protects you, your patients, and your profession
  • Define each principle
    • Standards of conduct for each principle
    • Actual ethical examples of each principle
    • Case studies
  • Case studies of ethical practices
STEPS FOR REPORTING
  • Compliance
  • License
  • Ethics
  • Corporate reporting vs. individual reporting

Target Audience

  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapy Assistants
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Occupational Therapist Assistants
  • Speech Language Pathologists
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Coding and Billing Personnel
  • Medical Records Personnel 

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