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Question: Assessed for Rehabaliitation Services

If an order form, "Physician Discharge Orders/Assessment", is present on the medical record and notes “Therapy Needs” with check boxes for PT, OT, and Speech, can we selcet "Yes" for *Assessed for Rehabilitation Services?*

Answer:

If the patient is transferred to a rehabilitation facility or referred to rehabilitation services following discharge, select "Yes". Physician orders, discharge summary, discharge instruction sheet are acceptable data soureces. Discharge orders for therapy services following discharge, select "Yes".

A request/order for an *inpatient* rehabiliation consult that *was not performed* is listed as an "exclusion". Select "No" when a consult is ordered and not completed during the inpatient hospitalization.

Question Details
Focus area(s): Chart Abstracted Measure Specifications – Clinical
Related documents: STK-10, Assessed for Rehabilitation Services,
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