I thought this might help others trying to get insurance approval for out of state hip resurfacing. This was written by Dr. Gross on 20/29/2020.
Wording of Remote Consultation which was submitted to my Insurer by Dr Gross’ office. This was the only attachment to an intake form for the Authorization application.
Chief Complaint: Right hip pain.
HISTORY OF PRESENT ILLNESS: Mr. Daniel Hahn is a 56-year old man who is consulting me regarding right hip pain. He has had longstanding problems with the right hip for over 7 years which has gotten progressively worse. He has difficulty walking and going up stairs. He has difficulty getting up from a seated position to a standing position. Any weight bearing is painful. He has no significant