Cracking the Code for Therapy Goods and Services

Dawn Cook, RN, CLCP, CLNC was featured in the Winter 2021 release of the AANLCP Journal of Nurse Life Care Planning.  The article titled “Cracking the Code for Therapy Goods and Services” features CPT and HCPCS codes along with their definitions, that are used for 10 common types of therapy:

  • acupuncture
  • art therapy
  • massage therapy
  • music therapy
  • occupational therapy
  • orthotics and prosthetics
  • physical therapy
  • psychology
  • recreational therapy
  • speech therapy.

Readers of the article can find tips on coding therapy accurately when creating a life care plan or reviewing past medical bills, along with links to professional associations for therapy providers that release updated news on any changes made to specific codes.

To view Dawn’s article, click here. To view the whole journal click here.

Cook, D. (2021). AANLCP Journal of Nurse Life Care Planning. Cracking the code for therapy
goods and services (XXI)
1, p. 10-18.  Retrieved from