New Edition Of CareConnections Therapy Referral Handbook Available
3rd Edition Therapy Referral Handbook Available
CareConnections is pleased to announce the release of the 3rd Edition Therapy Referral Handbook. The Handbook summarizes key information from the 3rd Edition Clinical Practice Guidelines: Examination and Intervention for Rehabilitation and presents it for quick and easy reference, making it a great marketing tool for providers and a great reference for referral sources and payers. Published in October 2008 by Therapeutic Associates, this new edition includes updated visit ranges and new summary content for a total of 102 different diagnoses. Layout has also been expanded to display a 2-page spread of summary content for each diagnosis.
This user-friendly manual assists in the decision of when to refer and what to expect when a patient receives therapy. Appropriate for use by physical/occupational therapists, physicians, case managers, and insurance companies, the Therapy Referral Handbook is divided into eleven sections, each devoted to an anatomical region or category of diagnosis. Each treatment summary is categorized by ICD-9 code and provides details about the evaluation, rehabilitation goals, treatment plan, frequency, and criteria for additional visits.
If you are interested in ordering the new Handbook, please visit the CareConnections web site at www.careconnections.com/therapyHandbook/. Buy the 3rd Editions of the Clinical Practice Guidelines and Therapy Referral Handbook together before January 1, 2009, and receive a $15 discount on your purchase!
What is CareConnections?
CareConnections is a Web-based suite of rehabilitation medical Management services. CareConnections uses combinations of tools to assist providers and payers with the medical management of patients and clinical services. These tools are the CareConnections Outcomes System, CareConnections Treatment Guidelines, CareConnections Patient Satisfaction Monitoring, and CareConnections Prior Authorization/Advice System (PAS).
The entire suite of CareConnections management tools present powerful, yet cost effective systems for today’s healthcare world. Providers and payers alike can benefit from CareConnections’ component parts or their integrated ability to serve the needs of both value-based and outcome-oriented care to all rehabilitation patients.