Podiatric General SOAP is ideal for standlone use in limited, problem-focused situations, or to be used together with any DocuForms exam form. This form may be appropriate when seeing new or established patients and may often be used for follow-up visits.
It easily guides you through a S-O-A-P format.
The form prompts and provides spaces to reference dates of prior records to maintain your historical trail of documentation.
You are prompted for ROS, PFSH and History of Present Illness (HPI). HPI elements are listed at the top edge of the form.
The physical findings section includes a list of 19 possible Medicare Bullets/Exam Elements under the 1997 Medicare/AMA documentation guidelines.
The S,A and P sections of this form, along with the detailed Objective findings of a Patient Physical Exam, POD-2020, comprise a thorough podiatric physical examination.
The Assessment, Plan and Procedure sections of the 3010 are more extended versions of what is found on a Podiatric Services Report, POD-3030.
Lines are generously provided throughout the form for recording all relevant details to produce individualized chart notes.
This easily completed form gives you the most freedom, but still reduces writing to save you time and dictation costs.
The form prompts you to record the pertinent details that support the E&M codes and/or procedure codes which you are billing. These are the details auditors will be looking for.
On follow-up visits, check off the box for Only changes since last exam on __/__/__ are indicated and then reference a prior exam.