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Effective Documentation for Physical Therapy Professionals

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ISBN-10: 0071400656

ISBN-13: 9780071400657

Edition: 2004

Authors: Eric Shamus, Debra F. Stern

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Documentation is a required course in all PT programmes; without good and accurate documentation skills, providers cannot receive reimbursement for their services. This text is a comprehensive book providing content and PTA terminology for clinical PT documentation.
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Book details

List price: $54.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division
Publication date: 10/28/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

Author ProfilesEric Shamus, DPT, PhD, CSCS has taught national and international continuing education courses on Orthopeadics, Sports Medicine, and Manual Therapy, with a focus on documentation and reimbursement. He is presently a professor at Florida Gulf Coast University and works at an outpatient orthopedic facility in Fort Lauderdale.Debra F. Stern, PT, MSM, DBA is an Associate Professor at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She serves as a clinical instructor with a focus on geriatrics, neuromuscular disorders, and also coordinates service learning experiences for the school's PT department. She received her BS in Physical Therapy from SUNY Buffalo, her MSM from…    

Introduction, Purpose, and General Rules for Health Information Management (Medical Record Keeping)
Record Organization and General Principles
Application of Models for Organization and Guidelines for Content
Component Requirements
Coding and Documentation
Standardized Forms and Content
Legal Issues in the Medical Record
MDS Purpose and Components
Medicare and Non-Medicare Content Principles
Pediatric Documentation
The Electronic Medical Record or Computerized Patient Record
Utilization Review and Utilization Management
Pediatric References
CMS 700 Form
CMS Forms 1450 and 1500 with Instructions
ICD-9 Code Terms
APTA Guidelines for Physical Therapy Documentation
Goal Writing Exercise
Note Writing Exercise
Documentation Content Exercise
Physical Therapy Note Examples