Functional Foot Examination

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To support the medical necessity for orthotics, there may be a need for an evaluation of the patient’s feet. Start by scanning all new patients with your Foot Levelers Kiosk. Sometimes a biomechanical examination of the feet is necessary in addition to a scan. This Support Tool supplies a detailed list of orthopedic and neurological tests that may be needed to support medical necessity and the diagnosis for orthotics. Use it as a stand-alone exam form, later scanned into the patient’s record. Or consider customizing your Electronic Health Record (EHR) macros to include these tests when needed. Download, customize, and save this tool for use with your patient evaluations to maximize important details of their condition.

Functional Foot Examination


Proper Use of Evaluation and Management (E/M) Codes

Knowledge is Power Knowledge is power when it comes to E/M coding and documentation. A working knowledge of E/M coding is the best way to ensure optimal compliance and to avoid inadvertently under- or over-coding when describing evaluation and management. Physicians that understand the idiosyncratic process of E/M coding documentation command a higher rate of...
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A Summary of 2021 E/M Changes

 E/M Changes Chiropractors use the E/M codes to evaluate new patients, new conditions on established patients, new injuries, and periodic re-evaluations. Some doctors settle in on one or two codes and use them all the time. In 2021, the healthcare community saw the biggest changes to E/M Office Visit codes since 1997. This change gives...
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PART Documentation for Medicare

Download Support Tool For approximately two decades, Chiropractic practice has used PART for objective evaluations of the Vertebral Subluxation Complex. PART can be used in conjunction with the PART Applied to the ROV Objective Documentation webpage or as a stand-alone tool.  It deconstructs PART into its components and gives the doctor a selection of options...
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PART Applied to the ROV Objective Documentation

PART and ROV The PART process, an examination method intended to quantify the presence of a subluxation for Medicare, has been used for over two decades. The application of PART, as noted below, is critical in the initial visit of an episode of care to formulate the basis for medical necessity. However, when documenting the...
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The Purpose and Form of the ROV Objective

Objective ROV The Objective portion of the ROV documentation plays a part in the reasonableness of care and medical necessity. If you consider that the subjective portion of the note offers the patient’s subjective assessment of his/her progress or lack thereof, the objective portion allows the provider to quantify that assessment. Keep the SOAP format...
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