Therapy Cap Values Set for 2010

Therapy cap exceptions provided by the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (MIPPA) end Dec. 31. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the therapy cap values for 2010 on Nov. 13.

Therapy caps for 2010 will be $1,860. Medicare will allow $1,860 for physical therapy and speech-language pathology combined, and $1,860 for occupational therapy separately (with the exception of outpatient hospital services).

Read CMS Transmittal 1851, Change Request (CR) 6660 for further details.

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2 Responses to “Therapy Cap Values Set for 2010”

  1. Sveta says:

    After cap has been reached, can patient has more PT treatments?

  2. Sveta says:

    No more kx modifiers?

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