Reduced Payment for Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Services Furnished in Whole or In Part by a Physical Therapist Assistant or an Occupational Therapy Assistant

In this article, you’ll learn about changes in payments due to Section 53107 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (BBA of 2018); a payment reduction for services provided by PTAs and OTAs; and HCPCS modifiers CQ and CO needed on claims for PTA and OTA services. Make sure your billing staff knows of these updates.

Last Updated: 12/01/2021