Major Therapy Reimbursment Changes Starting October 1st, 2012!
Starting October 1, 2012, claims for patients who meet or exceed $3,700 in therapy expenditures will be subject to a manual medical review. For outpatient therapy services that exceed $3700 there will be an advanced approval process that will be implemented in three distinct phases. Providers will be assigned to one of three phases for manual medical review and will receive notification from CMS by letter and contractor websites regarding which phase they are included in. Full article read in our blog wchsb.blogspot.com and newsletter.