Information needed by referring physicians, therapists, nursing homes and care coordinators.
Referring Your Patient to a Prosthetist
Insurance requirements have changed for what's needed for documentation to be covered by all insurance providers. Medicare carries heavier requirements and more specific wording as well. All new prostheses require the patient be seen by a physician and the following information be included in their patient note, as well as sent with any prior authorization request before the prosthesis can be delivered to the patient.