In addition to using the International Classification of Functioning as the basis for clinical physical therapy decision-making the authors describe, in one place, many of the the tests and measures used to assess cervical impairments.
Especially useful is Table 4 which links subjective and evaluation data to interventions used during treatment.
Not only is Table 4 useful for clinical decision-making but could also be used to support 2 of the 3 criteria for Bulletproof Physical Therapy Charts and Notes
- Medical Necessity for Physical Therapy
- Skilled Physical Therapy (decision-making)
Written measurements of impairments are 'evidence' for a staff physical therapist to argue their case in the event of an unfavorable Medicare audit.
I recommend using high-quality, evidence-based guidelines such as this one to support not only excellent clinical decisions but also to support your Medicare compliance program.
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