I Want My Patient to Stand: Evaluating & Justifying Standing Power
“Standing never gets covered... why bother?”
“I think standing power is amazing, but I just don’t have the time or energy to justify it.”
Does this sound familiar? Plenty of CRT providers and clinicians who believe in the many benefits of standing also believe that justifying power standing to payors is nearly impossible.
Standing technology isn’t new, but the way we should approach standing evaluations and justification is! It’s time to stop avoiding and start embracing power standing. In this Webinar, Ashley Detterbeck, DPT, ATP/SMS, Clinical Education Manager/Central Region for Permobil Inc., will discuss evaluation strategies and justifications that are getting standing power wheelchairs covered… without appeals!
Justifying standing power is possible, and it is time to change the industry. STANDFIRST!
What You’ll Learn:
- Three benefits of a standing regimen.
- Four questions to help identify appropriate candidates for power standing.
- The evaluation process for power standing.
- Key justification components specific to standing that should be included in a Letter of Medical Necessity.
Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019
Time: 2:00 p.m. (Eastern) / 11:00 a.m. (Pacific)
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About Our Speaker
Ashley Detterbeck, DPT, ATP/SMS, is a licensed physical therapist and the Regional Clinical Education Manager for Permobil in the upper Midwest. She joined Permobil in 2017 following a 13-year career in seating and mobility with the Marshfield Clinic in Wisconsin. In addition to running the wheelchair and seating clinic, Ashley provided ongoing neurological and pediatric care, performed gait analysis, and participated in ongoing research with BOTOX and Walk Aide. She was also the lead therapist with the Marshfield Clinic MDA clinic and BBS Center of Excellence. At Permobil, Ashley presents educational programs to therapists and DME providers regarding seating, mobility and pressure injury prevention.
The Webcast concludes with a 15-minute live Q&A session.
All registrants will have access to the live event and an on-demand recording of the presentation. Registrants who want to watch the presentation again or have a scheduling conflict can register to access the on-demand version of this Webcast, which will be available soon after the live event.