This course covers the details of what to include in a letter of medical necessity. Examples are given along the way to support different types of chairs and seating and different scenarios for when insurance companies ask for information.
Course created on September 7, 2022
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, Professional Issues, 05265; CE Broker/2.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Professional/Health Care Related (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-940550; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to incorporate three items from the client evaluation into the letter of medical justification.
- After this course, participants will be able to compare and contrast two different writing styles that can be used when writing a letter of medical justification.
- After this course, participants will be able to list three sources to gather information when writing a letter of medical justification.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Roles and Responsibilities- where to gather good information|
|30-45 Minutes||Gathering Information for a letter|
|45-60 Minutes||Sections of letters of medical necessity|
|60-70 Minutes||Writing Styles|
|70-85 Minutes||Replying to Missing Information Letters|
|85-95 Minutes||Replying to a Denial|
|95-115 Minutes||Keeping the client informed|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
PT, DPT, ATP/SMS
Lindsey is a Physical Therapist with 20 years of experience, who specializes in working with individuals with complex conditions and assistive technology. She is a RESNA certified ATP/SMS and has completed her NOT training. Lindsey specializes in the areas of seating and positioning, custom-molded seating, and adaptations/access to the environment. She enjoys presenting at conferences, doing webinars, and publishing in these areas as well.
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