FOTO Adds Additional Assessments Into Functional Limitation Reporting Arsenal Providing More Solutions To Simplify Medicare Compliance

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FOTO adds automatic scoring, calculation, and assignment of the appropriate G-codes and severity modifiers to 12 more assessments to help therapy providers efficiently report functional limitation for Medicare patients to CMS.

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Having all the needed information automatically and immediately at hand will help the clinician efficiently make decisions regarding reporting G-Codes

FOTO announced today the addition of automatic scoring, calculation, and assignment of G-codes and severity modifiers to 12 more assessments. Therapy providers can now see the appropriate G-codes and severity modifiers on automatically generated reports once an assessment is completed in one of these popular instruments:

  •     Pelvic Floor Dysfunction,
  •     Activities-specific Balance Confidence (ABC Scale),
  •     Abbreviated ABC Scale,
  •     Stroke Impact Scale,
  •     Pain Disability Index (PDI–7),
  •     NeuroQOL Upper Extremity,
  •     NeuroQOL Lower Extremity,
  •     NeuroQOL Fatigue,
  •     NeuroQOL Ability to Participate in Social Role and Activities,
  •     NeuroQOL Positive Affect and Well-Being,
  •     NeuroQOL Communication, and
  •     Activities of Daily Living (ADL).

Judy Holder, FOTO Director of Account Development stated, “The inclusion of G-codes and severity modifiers calculated for these additional assessments provides more options for functional limitation reporting and the clinical decision-making process. Having all the needed information automatically and immediately at hand will help the clinician efficiently make decisions regarding reporting G-Codes and severity modifiers and will also assist in documenting the process.”

For those needing assistance in understanding the Functional Limitation Reporting requirements FOTO will host a Functional Limitation Reporting Education Webinar on June 4th and 11th. Register here to participate.

About FOTO:
FOTO is a Knoxville, TN, based corporation that has been continuously improving solutions that efficiently and reliably measure and report functional outcomes for the Rehab industry for 20 years. FOTO’s web-based solutions are risk-adjusted to enable fair and accurate measurement and predictions of the expected improvement in a patient’s functional status. Approximately 5 million patient assessments have been compiled in the FOTO database, and researchers have utilized FOTO data to publish over 85 articles on functional outcomes in refereed medical journals. These publications have led the way in enhancing the science of measuring outcomes and the use of outcomes in payment methodologies. FOTO is considered the standard in measuring functional outcomes in Rehabilitation.

To learn more about FOTO Outcome Measurement solutions, visit fotoinc.com, or contact Judy Holder at 1-800-482-3686 x238

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