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Why Physical Therapists Need to Understand Medicare

November 4th, 2015 in  Allied Health
by Jerry Henderson

Understanding Medicare compliance and requirements is key to understanding your professional future.

Medicare is the most sophisticated payer for our profession, and its policies are widely copied and adopted by other payers. Watch Medicare and you can predict the future. Even if you plan on a career in pediatrics, it is important to understand Medicare.

Unfortunately, Medicare requirements are byzantine and not well understood by most of our colleagues. This is a brief summary of some of the more important Medicare requirements.