Emerging Issues in Medicare: Payment Updates and Hot Topics
Section: Section on Health Policy & Administration
Co-Section: Private Practice Section
Session Code: HP-2A-4163
Date: Friday, January 25, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Room: 146C

Speaker(s):   Kara Gainer, JD
  Heather Smith, PT, MPH

Session Type: Educational Sessions
Session Level: Intermediate

Medicare laws, rules, and policies are constantly changing and vary depending on the settings in which PTs and PTAs practice. This session will explore the latest developments related to fee schedule payments, prospective payment systems, and payment reform. The information provided will be valuable as you adapt your practice to ensure compliance with the changing regulations and laws.

Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

1. Identify the latest developments in the Federal PT Section legislative and regulatory arena and determine how it will affect the physical therapy profession.

2. Adapt your practice to comply with the newest regulations and policies.

3. Take steps to prepare your practice for new payment changes.

CEU: 0.2

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