There has been much discussion at work regarding how to bill PT/OT timed codes. The CPT manual states that in order to charge for a unit, you must be half-way into the unit. So, for the standard 15 minute increments, 23 minutes need to be completed to charge for a second unit.
However, the hospital we are associated with and the billers that have been here for awhile don't follow that. They say 16 minutes is two units. We understand Medicare billing, it's the rest we are unsure of. Does anyone have information/documentation regarding NON-medicare billing and time units?
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