The guidelines for using the 8-Minute Rule are kind of like the instructions for building a piece of furniture from IKEA: To make matters even more confusing, not all payers adhere to the same set of 8-Minute Rule guidelines. So, how do these two 8-Minute Rule variations differ? For each untimed service you provided during a given date of service, you can bill one unit, regardless of how long you spent providing the service. But, when it comes to calculating units for timed services, things get a little more complicated. Each billed unit of a timed code represents 15 minutes.
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The 8-Minute Rule: What it is and How it Works in WebPT
Maybe you thought your days of grinding through word problems ended when you sold that college algebra textbook back to the university bookstore for less than half of its original price. Take this quiz to test your smarts. Need a quick study session first? Check out this blog post. Article posted in Compliance , Billing. View the discussion thread.
Physical Therapists’ Guide to Billing
You became a physical therapist to help people; you didn't do it for the money. But in order to stay in business long enough to actually make a difference in your patients' lives, you absolutely must bill—and collect payment—for your services. How else do you plan to keep the lights on?
The 8-minute rule, co-treatment, the KX modifier—ack! Medicare rules are overwhelming enough, and when you add plan differences to the mix, things get even more complicated. Here, we take a deep dive into the waters of Part A and Part B coverage. Jump to.