Best Practices in Documentation Series
Progress Reporting POCs
Understand current Progress Reporting/POCs requirements for establishing ongoing Functional Outcome Reporting and Medical Necessity
This course is designed to cover current requirements for best practices in documenting Progress Reports/Plan of Cares for rehabilitation services.
- Participants will identify required elements for Therapy Progress Reporting/POCs for Medicare, Medicaid and Workers Compensation.
- Participants will define what is required to establish ongoing measurable functional and impairment goals; modify treatment plans or justify ongoing care when functional change is minimal.
- Participants will describe the role of the Therapy Assessment in demonstrating Medical Necessity & establishing skilled care.
- Participants will list the required elements in a PT Plan of Care.
About The Speaker(s)
Lynn Steffes, PT, DPT, is a 1981 graduate of Northwestern University, and completed her Transitional DPT in 2010. She served as a Network Administrator for a group of 50+ private practice clinics where her primary responsibilities included marketing, payer and provider relations and contract management. In addition Dr. Steffes is active in her profession on the Nominating Committee for the Private Practice Section of APTA, and the WPTA, serving as the Chapter's Reimbursement Specialist. She is President/Consultant of Steffes & Associates, a rehabilitation consulting service. She provides consulting services to rehab providers nation-wide.