CMS Releases Therapy Cap for 2015

The 2015 therapy cap for combined physical therapy and speech-language pathology services is $1,940. For occupational therapy, the cap for 2015 is $1,940, also. Physicians, therapists, and other providers who supply therapy services for Medicare patients should ensure that billing staff is aware of these changes. The therapy cap applies to home health and hospice for outpatient rehabilitation services, as well.

See CR 8970 for detailed instructions.

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Michelle A. Dick, BS, is a contract writer and editor. Prior to her becoming a free agent, she worked as executive editor for AAPC for 12 years, editor-in-chief at Eli Research, and Element K Journals. Dick was an ad coordinator, Web designer, and graphic artist at White Directory Publishers, Inc. She holds a Bachelor of Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo State.
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Michelle A. Dick, BS, is a contract writer and editor. Prior to her becoming a free agent, she worked as executive editor for AAPC for 12 years, editor-in-chief at Eli Research, and Element K Journals. Dick was an ad coordinator, Web designer, and graphic artist at White Directory Publishers, Inc. She holds a Bachelor of Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo State.

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