CPT Coding Change Resolved - APTA Advocacy at Its Best

January 24, 2020

Due to APTA’s extensive advocacy efforts, the NCCI contractor has notified APTA that CMS will resolve the CPT coding change that prevented certain eval and activity codes from being furnished and billed on the same day for same patient. CMS to provide further details. Stay tuned!

APTA Demonstrates"Better Together" Advocacy Success

History: The US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) unveiled an unwelcome New Year's Day surprise for outpatient therapy providers, including private practitioners and facility-based settings, when it announced it will no longer allow two frequently used therapy billing codes to be used in combination with evaluation codes. It's a decision that flies in the face of standard PT practice and effective patient care—and CMS and the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) contractor need to hear that perspective loud and clear, from as many stakeholders as possible as soon as possible. >> Learn More

Learn about APTA's Advocacy Efforts in 2019