WPTA Events Calendar
Aug
2015
4

August 4, 2015 @ 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Click here to download a registration form.

NWD Continuing Education Class:

ICD-10 Ready-Set-GO!

Presented by Lynn Steffes, PT, DPT

 

When: Tuesday, August 4, 2015 from 4-8.

Where: Mayo Clinic Health System- Eau Claire Auditorium.  Park in the parking ramp, take the Luther Elevators to the lower level, auditorium is to your left. 

Cost: $10 for WPTA member, $50 for non-WPTA member

Light dinner will be provided.

 

Plan to also attend a short NWD meeting after the class! 

 

Course meets the WI Ethics and Jurisprudence Requirement - 4 Contact Hour

Course Objectives 

  • Therapists will be able to describe the rationale for the ICD-10 transition.
  •  Therapists will be able to name 3 resources for researching appropriate ICD-10 code selection.
  • Managers/Practice will identify the steps necessary to implement the move to ICD-10 and the challenges that need to be addressed including people and technology.
  • Develop a timeline for training for office staff and clinicians before the implantation deadline (currently October 1, 2015).
  • Therapists will list three strategies to improve and facilitate the working relationship between therapists and billers to insure a smoother transition.
  • Therapists will understand the documentation requirements to support ICD-10 and integration.
  • Therapist will participate in a ICD-9> ICD-10 Cross Walk 

 Lynn Steffes, PT, DPT is the 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 per year. In addition to her work as a consultant, Ms. Steffes is a frequent speaker at both National and State Meetings.  She works as adjunct faculty member/guest faculty in the physical therapy programs of the Universities of Wisconsin, La Crosse, Madison and Milwaukee.  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) on Board of Directors for the Private Practice Section of APTA, and the Wisconsin Chapter of APTA, serving as the Chapter Payment Specialist.

 

Sep
2015
12

September 12, 2015 @ 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Concussions: What Every Health Care Provider Should Know - Saturday, September 12 at MCHS in Eau Claire. Presented by Dave Reese PT, OMT CSMT, CSCS.

Click here for additional details and a registration form.

 

19-21

September 19, 2015 @ 8:00 AM to September 21, 2015 @ 2:00 PM

The 2015 State Policy & Payment Forum is scheduled for September 19-21, 2015, at the Grand Hyatt in Denver, Colorado.

http://www.apta.org/stateforum/

 

Oct
2015
1-2

October 1, 2015 to October 2, 2015

Fall 2015 - October 1-2 - Kalahari

1

October 1, 2015

Fall Conference CESIG meeting
October 1st  (time TBD)

2

October 2, 2015

Kalahari Resort, WIsconsin Dells

3

October 3, 2015

http://www.apta.org/CelebrationofDiversity/

Baltimore, MD

22-24

October 22, 2015 to October 24, 2015

http://www.apta.org/NSC/

National Student Conclave, Omaha, NE

28

October 28, 2015

Details soon!

Feb
2016
17-20

February 17, 2016 @ 8:00 AM to February 20, 2016 @ 6:00 PM

www.apta.org/CSM/

Mar
2016
1

March 1, 2016 @ 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

CESIG Strategic Planning Meeting
March 1st, 2016 at WPTA Madison office, 9-3PM.

Apr
2016
14-15

April 14, 2016 to April 15, 2016

Spring 2016 - April 14-15 - Madison Marriott West

Jun
2016
8-11

June 8, 2016 @ 8:00 AM to June 11, 2016 @ 6:00 PM

www.apta.org/NEXT/

Oct
2016
20-21

October 20, 2016 @ 7:30 AM to October 21, 2016 @ 6:00 PM

October 20-21, 2016 at the Country Springs Hotel in Waukesha