The Ultimate Guide to Billing Home Exercise Programs - 97537 CPT Code
by Trent Thompson | August 13, 2021
Which Code You Should Be Billing
The goal of your home exercise program determines which code you should bill within your care.
97535 CPT Code focuses around self-care and home management training, you can click here to read more in depth, but here is a quick overview: You are able to bill this code for activities like ADL (active daily living) training, meal preparation, safe sleeping positions, basic household chores, etc..
97537 CPT Code focuses around community/work reintegration training, direct one-on-one contact. Examples of training that fall into these categories include, but are not limited to, shopping, transportation, money management, avocational activities and/or work environment analysis, work task analysis, use of assistive technology device/adaptive equipment. Each 15 minutes.
The 97537 CPT Code is performed in conjunction with other therapeutic procedures such as gait training (CPT Code 97116) and self-care/home management training (CPT Code 97535). The payment for community or work reintegration training is packaged into the payment for those other services. Therefore, these services are not separately reimbursable by Medicare.
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