Occupational Therapy Skilled Services
I’m sure every OT or OTA has documented that a patient would benefit from skilled occupational therapy services or skilled occupational therapy intervention but how many actually know what it means to provide a skilled service? That’s why this week on The Amplify OT Podcast, I am talking about what it means to provide skilled occupational therapy services.
This episodes article and more resources: https://amplifyot.com/what-is-skilled-occupational-therapy/
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In this episode I cover:
- The definition of skilled services as stated in the Medicare Benefit Policy manual.
- Understanding why what you do cannot be done by anyone else so you can articulate and justify the value you’re being paid for.
- How Medicare says we should be documenting our skills.
- Concrete questions to ask yourself to help you determine whether or not you’re providing a skilled service
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LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
- Chapter 15 – Medicare Benefit Policy Manual
- Article: What is Skilled Occupational Therapy
- Geriatric Therapy Summit (open through the end of March 2023) – affiliate link