Coding! Helping therapists who are on the go, understand When to Use the CPT Code 97112 in Physical and Occupational Therapy sessions

10.18.2019 - By The Working Therapist: Providing Helpful Ideas for Pediatric Speech, Occupational and Physical Therapy

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At first glance, this photo appears to show therapeutic activities or gait training and balance; however, digging a little deeper and understanding the diagnosis, the therapist is addressing tone inhibition of the left upper extremity to promote arm swing during gait and balance activities. Therefore, it would be most appropriate to code a 97112. To find out more about when to use this code, listen to our podcast....Understanding when to use 97112 in your therapy session

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