Rehab administrators answer questions regarding Weight Management Clinic. IPRC archives information collected by the Pediatric Rehab Administrator’s ListServ as a public service to the entire Pediatric Rehabilitation Community. All information is posted in summary format and has been de-identified. Search through past queries for responses to rehabilitation related questions.
For those who have weight management clinics at your facility:
a) What is their primary role?
b) What are the primary patient/family therapy-related goals and how is progress tracked?
c) What tests/measures are typically conducted by PT (or other disiplines) in clinic?
d) What is typically billed by PT?
e) Does PT see every patient in the clinic or only patients that meet certain criteria?
f) Are any of the clinic patients seen as outpatients (at your facility or other community clinics)? Are there any specific OP referral criteria?
4. What are the primary outcome measures that are used by the clinic to track outcomes/program results?