Prosthetics & Orthotics Documentation Guide

In an effort to streamline patient care and reduce the administrative burden for physicians, Northern Care has produced a simplified guide for documentation of prosthetic and orthotic services. A spiral bound copy is available at your request, or you may download a digital copy or view below.

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Policy Resources

Documentation Requirements

Dispensing Orders

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Detailed Written Orders

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When is a New Order Required?

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"Same or Similar" Devices

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Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs)
(policy articles & specific coverage details)

Lower Limb Prostheses

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Knee Orthoses

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Spinal Orthoses

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Orthopedic Footwear

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