Why Refer Your Patients to Pulmonary Rehab?
How Do I Refer a Patient to Pulmonary Rehab?
Fax (313) 387-3838 to send a prescription to Pulmonary Rehab for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Evaluation or Physical Therapy Evaluation on a standard Rx pad.
Along with the Rx, we will need your office to forward us:
We will contact the patient to set-up an appointment for their intake evaluation and pulmonary function test, if one is required.
What are the Covered Diagnoses for Pulmonary Rehabilitation?
Medicare and other insurers are very specific regarding covered diagnoses for pulmonary rehabilitation. The most common covered diagnoses are:
|491.20||Obstructive chronic bronchitis w/o acute exacerbation|
|491.21||Obstructive chronic bronchitis w/ acute exacerbation|
|493.20||Chronic obstructive asthma w/o status asthmaticus|
|494.0||Cough variant asthma|
|494.0||Bronchiectasis w/o acute exacerbation|
|515.||Post-inflammatory pulmonary fibrosis|
|516.3||Idiopathic fibrosing alveolitis (pulmonary fibrosis)|
In addition, Medicare, Blue Cross, and other insurers require the pulmonary function test to demonstrate one of the following:
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