Plantar Fasciitis: Medical Necessity and Cross Codes

by  Christine Woolstenhulme, QCC, QMCS, CPC, CMRS
March 16th, 2015

Prior to treatment, you must determine Medical Necessity.

Be sure conservative therapy/treatment was previously done and documented for at least 6 months and proven to be unsuccessful.

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Does the pain interfere with daily activity?

It is intractable plantar fasciitis?

Imaging excluded other pathological etiologies of heel pain such as arthritis, stress fracture.

Covered CPT codes





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