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treatment plan

Etymology: Fr, traitement + L, planta
(in dentistry) a schedule of procedures and appointments designed to restore, step by step, a patient's oral health. The plan contains the advantages, disadvantages, costs, alternatives, and sequelae of treatment. It must be presented to the patient, as well as to the insurance company, for approval.

treatment plan

Medspeak
A documented plan that describes the patient's condition and procedure(s) that will be needed, detailing the treatment to be provided and expected outcome, and expected duration of the treatment prescribed by the physician.

treatment plan

A therapeutic strategy that may incorporate patient education, dietary adjustment, an exercise program, drug therapy, and the participation of nursing and allied health professionals. Treatment plans are esp. important in the optimal management of complex or chronic illnesses.
See also: plan

treat·ment plan

(trētmĕnt plan)
Established sequence of dental therapy reached after diagnosis and case study.
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Can we afford to continue to act as though there is no relationship between substandard treatment plans and substandard treatment?
But most of them were technical, and involved difficulties in making corrections to charted entries, no spell check, and too many steps in creating a treatment plan.
9, 2001, to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the treatment plan in place at the time.
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The principles that are described in this article provide a structure for creating efficient and effective rehabilitation treatment plans.
Includes a sample treatment plan that conforms to the requirements of most third-party payors and accrediting agencies including CARF, The Joint Commission (TJC), COA, and the NCQA
A custom-designed treatment plan allows the dental team to be more specific regarding the treatment recommendations for the patient.
The distance consultant working with an in home program must maximize the amount of time that is spent with a team working in the child's milieu and instructing those who will implement the treatment plan while they are implementing the treatment plan.
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Each patient treated in the DRO will have a treatment plan created using the CMS treatment planning system.
Also, with the member's permission, CBA's disease managers will share their findings with the prescribing physician so the information can be integrated into the treatment plan.
Coverage encompasses both counseling theories and how to write treatment plans, with a wealth of treatment plan and case conceptualization assignments.

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