The patient presents with a history of 2-day rash to the right forearm. She thought it may be poison ivy since she tried using Calamine lotion with no relief. The itching is noted to be worsening.
The patient reports ROS as no fevers, no weight loss/gain, no other rashes or lesions to the exposed skin, and no ENT or respiratory complaints.
Ms. Jones returns for her bi-weekly session for chronic low back pain. We are now in week 2 of her therapy and she is progressing nicely. Today's therapy:
Ms. Jones should return next week for her next therapy appointment.
Shannon Robinson, PT
Spencer White, PTA
The codes and units billed are:
-97140 GP X 2 units:
-97032 GP X 1 unit:
-97010 GP X 2 units
I. All CPT Codes are correctly billed
II. The modifier used is inappropriate for services performed by a physical therapist
III. The ice pack services do not represent 2 units
IV. Manual therapy time is not enough to support 2 units