Medicare Alphabet Soup for Outpatient Rehabilitation Practices: Navigating the Medicare Maze

Medicare is an ever-changing landscape for outpatient physical therapists. From Functional Limitation Reporting, Manual Medical Review and Medicare caps, to outcome tools, probe and targeted audits, total time rules, maintenance, Merit-based Incentive Payment System, and documentation requirements, the regulations seem overwhelming. Learn how to navigate the Medicare maze. This course will provide a clear understanding of the Medicare Rules and regulations for outpatient physical and occupational therapy. Participants will develop a basic understanding of the audit process and how to position oneself for success in an audit situation. This course will cover the issues that therapists find most confusing.

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Muscle Energy and Soft Tissue Techniques for the Lower Quadrant

This lab intensive manual therapy course presents the use of mechanical movements which lead to proper selection of Muscle Energy Techniques (MET), Soft Tissue Mobilization (STM), select joint mobilizations and home exercises to correct positional faults, muscular imbalance and hypo-mobility of the lumbar spine, pelvis and hip region.

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Course Dates & Locations:

  • Aug 11, 2018 – Aug 12, 2018

    2211 N. Oak Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60707

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    Chicago Shriners Hospital
    2211 N. Oak Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60707

    Map and Directions: http://www.shrinershq.org/Hospitals/Chicago/~/Media/Hospitals/PDF/chicago_directions.pdf

    Area Accommodations
    Four Points by Sheraton Chicago O'Hare
    10249 West Irving Park Road, Schiller Park, IL 60176
    (847) 671-0371

    Chicago Marriott O'Hare
    8535 West Higgins Road, Chicago, IL 60631
    (773) 693-4444

    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago O'Hare Airport - Rosemont
    5460 North River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
    (847) 292-9100

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels. Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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The Lumbo-Sacral Complex

Low back pain is one of the most debilitating and costly epidemics in industrialized society, comprising over 25% of all outpatient physical therapy visits with a notable increase expected over the next 15 years. Consequently, this course has been designed to provide an evidence-based approach to the evaluation and treatment of lumbosacral dysfunction. This two day lab intensive course incorporates medical screening procedures, differential diagnosis, muscle energy techniques, functional exercise prescription, mobilization and manual therapy of the lumbosacral complex. Evaluation and treatment is approached as a systematic process utilizing clinical reasoning and scientific evidence. Significant lab time allows each attendee to process, practice, and polish intervention techniques under the guided supervision of experienced manual therapists. The end result is the ability to immediately apply new skills upon return to the clinic.

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Course Dates & Locations:

  • Sep 8, 2018 – Sep 9, 2018

    901 45th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407

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    St Mary's Medical Center
    901 45th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407

    www.stmarysmc.com

    Cypress Room- Use front entrance

    Parking- in front of hospital

    Area Accommodations
    Best Western
    1800 Palm Beach Lakes ,
    WPB , Fl 33401
    Phone# 561-683-8810
    Saint Mary's Discounted Rate of $109.00
    (ask for Rick or Astrid in sales)

    SpringHill Suites West Palm Beach I-95
    2437 Metrocentre Boulevard
    West Palm Beach, FL 33407
    (561) 689-6814

    Homewood Suites by Hilton West Palm Beach
    2455 Metrocentre Boulevard,
    West Palm Beach, FL 33407
    (561) 682-9188

    Residence Inn By Marriott West Palm Beach
    2461 Metrocentre Blvd East
    West Palm Beach, FL 33407
    (561) 687-4747

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the "other" mentioned hotels. Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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  • Dec 1, 2018 – Dec 2, 2018

    55 Fogg Road at Rte 18, Boston (South Weymouth), MA 02190

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    South Shore Hospital
    55 Fogg Road at Rte 18, Boston (South Weymouth), MA 02190

    Emerson Conference Room "A"
    Tel: 781-340-8000

    Map and Driving Directions:
    Link: http://www.sshosp.org/directions/direction_ssh.htm

    South Shore Hospital is easily accessible from Route 3.
    Northbound on Route 3. Take exit 16 off Route 3 on to Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.

    From North
    Follow I-93 south to Route 3 south (Braintree/Cape Cod). Take exit 16B off Route 3 on to Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.

    From Logan Airport
    Follow signs out of the airport for I-93 south. There will be a $3 toll immediately outside the airport. Proceed through the Ted Williams Tunnel and follow signs for Exit 23, to I-93 south. Follow I-93 south to Route 3 south (Braintree/Cape Cod). Take exit 16B off Route 3 on to Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.

    From West
    Follow the Mass Pike (I-90) to exit 14 (I-95/Route 128 south). When I-95 splits from Route 128, remain on Route 128 south (which is now also I-93 north). When I-93 north splits north, travel on to Route 3 south (Braintree/Cape Cod). Take exit 16B off Route 3 south on to Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.

    From South
    Follow Route 3 northbound to exit 16. Travel south on Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.

    Follow Route 24 north to I-93 north. Follow to Route 3 south (Braintree/Cape Cod). Take exit 16B off Route 3 on to Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.

    Area Accommodations
    Holiday Inn 781-871-0545
    929 Hingham Street, Rockland, MA
    (2.9 miles away)

    Comfort Inn - Rockland - 781-982-1000
    850 Hingham St, Rockland, MA
    (3.0 miles away)

    Hyatt Place Boston/Braintree – 781-848-0600
    50 Forbes Road, Braintree, MA
    (5.0 miles away)

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels. Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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NeuroMobilization of the Upper Quadrant

This two day; hands on intensive seminar is designed to develop clinical assessment and treatment skills in advanced concepts of pain management and dysfunction in the upper quadrant.

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Course Dates & Locations:

  • Sep 22, 2018 – Sep 23, 2018

    2211 N. Oak Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60707

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    Chicago Shriners Hospital
    2211 N. Oak Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60707

    Map and Directions: http://www.shrinershq.org/Hospitals/Chicago/~/Media/Hospitals/PDF/chicago_directions.pdf

    Area Accommodations
    Four Points by Sheraton Chicago O'Hare
    10249 West Irving Park Road, Schiller Park, IL 60176
    (847) 671-0371

    Chicago Marriott O'Hare
    8535 West Higgins Road, Chicago, IL 60631
    (773) 693-4444

    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago O'Hare Airport - Rosemont
    5460 North River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
    (847) 292-9100

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels. Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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  • Dec 1, 2018 – Dec 2, 2018

    201 East University Parkway , Baltimore, MD 21218

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    MedStar Union Memorial Hospital
    201 East University Parkway , Baltimore, MD 21218

    Johnston Professional Building - Mezzanine Level
    Hand Center Teleconference Room

    Map and Driving Directions:
    https://www.medstarhealth.org/union-memorial/SiteAssets/Images/umhcampusmap.jpg

    Driving Directions:

    From JFX (I-83)
    Take Cold Spring Lane East exit. Make a right onto Roland Avenue; stay left as it becomes University Parkway. Cross over Charles Street; make a right at the next light onto St. Paul Street. Make a left (before the light) onto 34th Street. Parking garage A is on the right.

    Heading South on I-95
    Take I-95 South to 695 West (toward Towson). On 695, take exit 30 (Perring Parkway South). Stay on Perring Parkway as it becomes Hillen Road near Morgan State University. Make a right onto 33rd Street; continue to a right onto Calvert Street. Make a left onto 34th Street and an immediate left into parking garage.

    From B/W Parkway (I-295)
    Enter Baltimore via Russell Street. Make a right onto Pratt Street. Make a left onto Calvert Street. Drive 3.5 miles to a left on to 34th Street, followed by an immediate left into parking garage.

    From I-95 North
    Take I-395 N (Exit 53) toward downtown. Merge onto I-395 N; keep left at the fork in the ramp. Make a right onto W. Pratt Street. Make a left onto Calvert Street. Drive 3.5 miles to a left onto 34th Street, then make an immediate left into parking garage.

    From I-70 and points West
    Take I-70 toward Baltimore. At the 695 (Baltimore Beltway) intersection, go north toward Towson, to I-83 south. Follow directions from JFX I-83 (above).

    Parking
    Parking for is available in Garage A (entrance located on 34th Street). Garage A has a connecting bridge directly to the hospital and professional office buildings.


    Area Accommodations
    Doubletree Inn at the Colonnade
    4 W. University Parkway, Baltimore, MD 21218
    Reservations: 410-235-5400
    www.doubletree.com

    Radisson Cross Keys
    5100 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21210
    Reservations: 410-532-6900
    www.radisson.com/unionmemorial

    Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore
    20 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
    Reservations: 410-539-8400
    www.radisson.com/hotels/mdbalhar


    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the hotel.
    Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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  • Feb 22, 2019 – Feb 23, 2019

    5848 S Fashion Blvd, Murray, UT 84107

    11  SPOTS LEFT

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    The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (TOSH)
    5848 S Fashion Blvd, Murray, UT 84107

    Enter the building through door #3. The conference will be in the auditorium, located on the same floor.
    Park in parking lot #3.

    Area Accommodations
    Residence Inn by Marriott
    171 East 5300 South
    Murray, UT 84107
    (801) 262-4200

    Home2 Suites by Hilton
    4927 S State Street,
    Murray, UT 84107
    (801) 288-1234

    Holiday Inn Express & Suites
    5429 South Commerce Drive,
    Murray, UT 84107
    (877) 410-6681

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels. Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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The Cervico-Thoracic Complex

Neck pain is present in a large portion of the population. Treatment of these patients can often be difficult, particularly when specific causative structures cannot clearly be defined. Attempting to treat neck pain without an attempt to classify the patient can lead to inconsistent outcomes and frustration for both the patient and clinician. Guiding strategies can help improve patient outcomes and lead the clinician based on the most appropriate evidence-based interventions. This seminar will help clinicians identify common problems associated with neck pain as well as appropriate functional treatments. Evaluation procedures will also be introduced to group patients in treatment categories. This classification system will assist the clinician in determining which patients will most benefit from specific treatment interventions and improve outcomes. Finally, eclectic functional treatment interventions will be covered including stabilization, manual techniques, and pain management strategies. Corrective home exercises will also be reviewed. Participants will walk away with practical and functional treatment techniques that can be implemented with their patients the very next day.

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Course Dates & Locations:

  • Nov 10, 2018 – Nov 11, 2018

    19221 36th Avenue W, Suite 101, Seattle (Lynnwood), WA 98036

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    Northwest Return to Work
    19221 36th Avenue W, Suite 101, Seattle (Lynnwood), WA 98036

    Our Lynnwood clinic is conveniently located in the Alderwood Business Campus (next to John L. Scott) near Alderwood Mall

    Nearby Accommodations
    Courtyard Seattle North/Lynnwood Everett
    4220 Alderwood Mall Blvd, Lynnwood, WA 98036
    (425) 670-0500

    Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle North Lynnwood
    20610 44th Ave W, Lynnwood, WA 98036
    (425) 775-2500

    Hampton Inn & Suites Seattle North/Lynnwood
    19324 Alderwood Mall Pkwy, Lynnwood, WA 98036
    (425) 771-1888

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the hotel.
    Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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Muscle Energy and Soft Tissue Techniques for the Upper Quadrant

This lab intensive course presents both Soft Tissue Mobilization (STM) and Muscle Energy Techniques (MET) for the cervical and upper thoracic spines, upper ribs and shoulder regions.

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Course Dates & Locations:

  • Aug 18, 2018 – Aug 19, 2018

    1076 W. Chandler Blvd. Suite 103, Phoenix (Chandler), AZ 85224

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    360 Physical Therapy
    1076 W. Chandler Blvd. Suite 103, Phoenix (Chandler), AZ 85224

    Directions
    We are located on the NW corner of Chandler Blvd and Alma School.
    We are in the same shopping center as East Valley Imaging and Dr. Wilson.
    We are behind Chase Bank and Wells Fargo, next to Cathy's Rum Cake.
    From Loop 101 exit Chandler Blvd and go east to Alma School Road (about 2.5 miles).

    http://360physicaltherapy.com/locations/physical-therapy-chandler/


    Nearby Accommodations
    Hilton-Phoenix
    2901 W Frye Rd , Chandler, AZ 85224
    (480) 899-7400
    (2.6 miles away)

    Courtyard-Fashion Ctr
    1100 S Price Rd , Chandler, AZ 85286
    (480) 855-8600
    (3.2 miles away)

    Homewood Suites-Chandler
    1221 S Spectrum Blvd , Chandler, AZ 85286
    (480) 963-5700
    (3.9 miles away)

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels. Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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  • Sep 22, 2018 – Sep 23, 2018

    4021 Brookhaven Avenue, Houston (Pasadena), TX 77504

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    Bayshore Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Center
    4021 Brookhaven Avenue, Houston (Pasadena), TX 77504

    Across the street from front entrance of Bayshore Medical Center


    FREE parking in adjacent lot or on street.

    Course in Rehab Gym.

    http://bayshoremedical.com/contact-us/maps-directions.dot

    Directions
    http://bayshoremedical.com/contact-us/maps-directions.dot

    Area Accommodations
    Hampton Inn & Suites – 281-998-3300
    4741 East Sam Houston Parkway S, Pasadena, TX 77584
    (2.5 miles away)

    Houston Marriott South – 713-943-7979
    9100 Gulf Freeway, Houston, TX 77017
    (4.4 miles away)

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels. Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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  • Oct 20, 2018 – Oct 21, 2018

    7777 Forest Lane, Dallas, TX 75230

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    Medical City Dallas Hospital
    7777 Forest Lane, Dallas, TX 75230

    Building E 2nd Floor
    Classroom 1,2,3,

    Area Accommodations
    Hyatt Place Dallas/Park Central
    12411 North Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75243
    Phone: (972) 458-2887

    Westin Dallas Park Central
    12720 Merit Drive, Dallas, TX 75251
    Phone: (972) 385-3000

    Residence Inn Dallas Park Central
    7642 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, TX 75251
    Phone: (972) 503-1333

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels. Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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  • Nov 17, 2018 – Nov 18, 2018

    1201 S. Clearview Pkwy, New Orleans (Jefferson), LA 70121

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    Ochsner Therapy and Wellness, Elmwood Clinic
    1201 S. Clearview Pkwy, New Orleans (Jefferson), LA 70121

    Building Name:

    Sports Medicine building B

    Gym A, 1st Floor

    Phone #: 504-842-1819

    Parking

    Free parking located in the parking garage attached to Building B

    Ochsner Therapy and Wellness Clinic is located on the Ochsner Medical Center Elmwood campus. From I-10, take the Clearview Pkwy south (toward the Huey P Long Bridge). U-turn at a stoplight just past the campus (the campus will be on your left). Return to the campus and turn right onto the campus. Building B and the parking garage will be on your left.

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  • Dec 8, 2018 – Dec 9, 2018

    4300 Alton Road, Miami Beach, FL 33140

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    Mount Sinai Medical Center
    4300 Alton Road, Miami Beach, FL 33140

    Founders Banquet room - Warner Building

    Free Visitor Parking in main parking garage directly on your left as you are entering the facility grounds.

    Walk out of garage at ground level and walk across street and into the building on the right. Walk through this building, through garden, into next building (the Warner Building), and Founders is on the immediate right.

    Nearby Accommodations
    Wyndham-Miami Beach Resort
    4833 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140
    (305) 532-3600
    (2 miles away)

    Courtyard Miami Beach Oceanfront
    3925 Collins Ave
    Miami Beach, FL 33140
    (866) 427-8382
    (2 miles away)

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels. Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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Core Stabilization: Facilitation and Training

This hands on intensive course will teach you to properly assess impaired movement patterns followed by treatment concepts focusing on corrective strategies and other facilitation techniques to enhance the quality of movement

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