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Billing for Lymphedema (BILL01)

Online Course


6-Hours - This online course is designed to further the knowledge of therapists in appropriate billing and documentation suggested for patients with Lymphedema and Wound Care.

1. Billing for Lymphedema and Wound Care Therapies
2. Coding in ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS
3. Review of outcome tool use and G-Code application
4. Documentation to support billing for Lymphedema and Wound Care, including suggested forms
5. Calculating minutes for billing for Lymphedema and Wound Care in any setting
6. Justifying billable minutes for Lymphedema and Wound care in any setting
7. Appeals process for insurance companies to receive reimbursement for services provided
8. Considerations for setting up a Lymphedema clinic
9. Regulatory guidelines per Medicare
10. Practical application of the above information through case studies

The billing information contained within this course is for PT/PTA and OT/COTA professionals ONLY. This course contains content and abbreviations that are intended for therapists with some prior knowledge of billing, coding and documentation. This course will expand on that knowledge in the area of Lymphedema and Wound Care.

  • Introduction
  • Welcome
  • Module 1: Where did all of these guidelines come from?
  • Module 1 Overview
  • Module 1 Learning Unit
  • Module 2: Through the eyes of Medicare
  • Module 2 Overview
  • Module 2 Learning Unit
  • Module 3: Behind the Scenes
  • Module 3 Overview
  • Module 3 Learning Unit
  • Module 4: Breaking down what we do
  • Module 4 Overview
  • Module 4 Learning Unit
  • Module 5: The extra steps
  • Module 5 Overview
  • Module 5 Learning Unit
  • Module 6: If it's not written down, it didn't happen
  • Module 6 Overview
  • Module 6 Learning Unit
  • Module 7: Getting in order
  • Module 7 Overview
  • Module 7 Learning Unit
  • Additional Information and Resources
  • Billing for Lymphedema Discussion Forum
  • Important Websites
  • Resources
  • Billing for Lymphedema Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever