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Writing Letters of Medical Necessity for Seating and Wheelchairs

Course: #9550Level: Intermediate 2 Hours 169 Reviews
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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

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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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to incorporate three items from the client evaluation into the letter of medical justification.
  • checkmarkAfter 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.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list three sources to gather information when writing a letter of medical justification.

Agenda

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

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Lindsey Veety received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Lindsey Veety has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

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