Explore how to work with insurers and other healthcare payors on reimbursements. Understand the entire process including steps to begin, organizations involved, and managing denials. Determine if third-party billing is right for you.
This course includes short videos to enhance the text content.
Disclaimer: The information contained in this extended course is not intended to reflect AMA, CMS, AMTA, any district or state division of AMTA, state Medicaid and/or any private third-party carrier policy. It is intended to be informative and does not supersede state/provincial licensing boards’ ethical guidelines and/or local, state, provincial or national regulations and/or laws. It is superseded by Local Coverage Determination and specific healthcare contracts.
The information contained herein is meant to provide practitioners involved in massage therapy services with information regarding the issues addressed. The ultimate responsibility of the validity, utility and application of the information contained herein lies with the individual and/or institution using this information and not with any supporting organization and/or the author of this course. Finally, note that the CPT system is copyrighted and the information contained in the course should be treated as such. CPT information is provided as a source of education to the participants of the course.
When you finish this course, you will be able to:
- Describe the process of reimbursement billing and how state regulations may enable or prevent coverage.
- Review HIPAA expectations and confidentiality.
- Explain credentialing and contracting, and insurance denials.
- Define opportunities made available due to healthcare reform.
Please note that you must complete each AMTA online learning course and pass the exam one year from the date of purchase. If you do not complete the course and pass the exam within one year, you will be required to re-purchase the course.
Online courses expire one year from the date of purchase. When a course expires, you will no longer have access to the course materials and will be required to re-purchase the course.
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This course contains information that is proprietary. None of the material contained within this course may be used without the express written permission
of AMTA unless otherwise indicated in the course. As a reminder, before practicing any new modalities or techniques, check with your state’s massage therapy
regulatory authority to ensure they are within the state’s defined scope of practice for massage therapy.
Online courses are non-refundable. AMTA will not cover fees incurred from duplicate payments, insufficient funds, stopped payments or credit/debit cards over