Ancillary Medical Chart Notes

27 September 2012 / Chart Reviews / Comments Off on Ancillary Medical Chart Notes

Valuable information is often found in the “ancillary” chart.

The ancillary chart are those notes generated by the medical assistants, the front desk, or a hand written note the employee may have dropped at the front desk.

Physical therapy notes may be a “gold mine” of information, as the therapist often has longer periods of time for evaluation, and this can be reflected in review of the notes. Everything in the chart must be considered.

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