In this presentation and discussion, Dr. Lynn Steffes, PT, DPT, will address major areas of healthcare payment and compliance including as they impact physical and occupational therapy in everyday practice.

A focus will be made on Medicare Billing & Coding and Codes and Advances in Telehealth.



Fee includes 3 CEUs...Fulfills Wisconsin Physical Therapy 3 hours ethics and jurisprudence licensure requirement.


Click here or on the "REGISTER NOW" button to reserve your spot. Registration must be received by Monday, September 28, 2020.


By the end of this presentation, the attendees will be able to:

1. Understand Major Payer Regulatory & Business Initiatives in Payment/Compliance related to...

  • Medicare/Medicaid/3rd Party/WC
    • Medicare Updates 2020
      • Payment Updates
      • Documentation for Payment
      • Therapist Assistant Coding & Documentation
      • Maintenance Coverage
      • Telehealth Documentation & Billing
  • Additional Payer Considerations:
    • Authorization Challenges & Coverage
    • Payment Indexing


Dr. Lynn Steffes, PT, DPT is President/Consultant of Steffes & Associates, a rehabilitation consulting service based in Wisconsin. She provides consulting services to rehab providers nation-wide working with between 50-100 practices/health care systems per year.

She has enabled providers to achieve optimum success in the delivery of high quality, cost-effective care to their patients/clients by offering assistance with:

  • Marketing and program development
  • Customer Service initiatives and patient alumni programs
  • Negotiating managed care contracts and payer relations
  • Training and staff development in the referral and payer relations process
  • Optimal reimbursement and documentation strategies
  • Lobbying and advocacy for therapy services

Dr. Steffes is a 1981 graduate of Northwestern University and completed her Transitional DPT in December of 2010. She served as a Network Administrator for a group of 50+ private practice clinics where her primary responsibilities include marketing, payer and provider relations and contract management.

In addition to her work as a consultant, Ms. Steffes is a frequent speaker at both National & State Meetings. She works as adjunct faculty member/guest faculty in the physical therapy program of the University of Wisconsin Madison. She is also a guest lecturer and recent recipient of PT Alumni of the year award at her alma mater Northwestern University in Chicago. Her expertise ranges from professional referral relations, marketing & customer service and practice start-ups. In addition, she has addressed private practices, hospital systems, professional associations and therapy networks in over thirty states.

Dr. Steffes is active in her profession as a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and chair of the Nominating Committee for the Private Practice Section of APTA, and the Wisconsin Chapter of APTA, serving as the Chapter’s Reimbursement Specialist.