Documenting & Billing for IM® within the Healthcare Setting - Self-Study    

APPROPRIATE DISCIPLINES:

  • Audiologist
  • Speech and Language Pathologist
  • Speech and Language Pathology Asst
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapy Asst
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Licensed Medical, Rehabilitation or Mental Health Professional
  • Music Therapist
   

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Course Description
The purpose of this course is to advance your clinical knowledge & implementation of the Interactive Metronome (IM) within the healthcare setting. As you are already aware, how you document and bill for your services determines to a large extent whether you will be reimbursed. Here, we will focus on specific terminology for documentation & the creation of functional & measurable therapy goals/objectives for IM®. CPT codes for OT, PT, SLP, & PSYCH services will also be discussed within the context of IM service delivery.
*Note: Contact hours are offered pending successful completion of a written exam at the end of the course.
 
Instructor(s) - One of the following:
 

Dara Coburn, MS, CCC-SLP received her undergraduate and masters degree from the University of Central Arkansas and holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence issued by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Dara is the National Program Champion for Interactive Metronome within the HealthSouth Corporation. She also serves as Interactive Metronome’s Clinical Support contact person for Life Care Centers of America. With expertise and experience in the field of neurological disorders, Dara was able to accept this new treatment tool and has been able to successfully integrate it into her practice by modifying it to individually meet her patient's needs.

 
Course Objectives:

Target Audience:
This webinar welcomes the following professionals who have completed the Interactive Metronome Certification Course.

  • Audiologist
  • Speech and Language Pathologist
  • Speech and Language Pathology Asst
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapy Asst
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Licensed Medical, Rehabilitation or Mental Health Professional
  • Music Therapist

Instructional Level:
Intermediate

 
Disclosure

The Interactive Metronome, Inc. has developed and patented a licensed technology trademarked as the Interactive Metronome®. (U.S. Patents #4,919,030; #5,529,498; #5,743,744; #6,719,690; other U.S. and foreign patents pending) Interactive Metronome, Inc. is the sole source of the following products: Interactive Metronome® , Gait Mate® and IM Home®. Because there are no other like-kind products available, course offerings will only cover information that pertains to the effective and safe use of the above-named products.

CEU's
Course Meets Requirements for:
    This course covers information that pertains to licensed therapists and therapy assistants. SLPA professionals must practice IM under the supervision of a licensed SLP.