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How to Write Good Patient Care Reports (PCRs) – Part 3 of 5

How to Write Good Patient Care Reports (PCRs) – Part 3 of 5

This month we will be focusing on justifying medical interventions documented in your PCRs.

It’s important to fully explain the reasons why you provided the medical interventions documented in your PCR. Don’t think of it as just providing detailed information to insurance companies to reduce denials of claims. You are also providing continued care for the patient, as the receiving facility gets a complete picture on what care was provided to the patient and the outcomes of that care.

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How to Write Good Patient Care Reports (PCRs) – Part 2 of 5

How to Write Good Patient Care Reports (PCRs) – Part 2 of 5

Last month, we introduced the first of a 5-part series on writing good patient care reports (PCRs), which focused on collecting patient information (See Full Article: How to Write Good Patient Care Reports (PCRs) Part 1 of 5: Collecting Patient Information).

This month, for the second part of the series, we will be focusing on how to avoid vague terminology in PCRs.

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