APTA’s Audio Conference: Resources for the Pediatric Physical Therapist

The American Physical Therapy Association’s Audio Conferences are excellent avenues for physical therapists to go straight to the source and ask questions of experts in the field.

This month’s audio conference topic is Resources for the Pediatric Physical Therapist.

1.5-Hour Live Audio Conference
Thursday, August 20, 2009
2-3:30 pm, ET

Featured Speakers
Cindy Miles, PT, MEd, PCS
Roshunda Drummond-Dye, Esq.

Physical therapists prompted by both public and private sector are beginning to rethink their approach to identifying best practices for the pediatric population. This audio conference will provide an overview of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Medicaid regulations, and billing and practice patterns relating to pediatric physical therapy settings.

Expert out-patient pediatric physical therapist, Cindy Miles, joins Roshunda Drummond-Dye, Esq., APTA Associate Director of Payment Policy & Advocacy, to provide information on the top challenges for physical therapy specializing in pediatric services. The speakers will use case studies to present the appropriate methods of coding, reporting, and collecting for services to payers. The speakers will also discuss strategies in navigating through your state Medicaid plan, finding state policies and applying Federal rules to your practice setting. During the Q & A session following the presentation you may ask your questions directly to the experts.

Deadline for registration is August 13. Click here for more information on this event.

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