24.29.1515 FUNCTIONAL IMPROVEMENT STATUS
(1) Functional improvement status must identify objective medical findings of the claimant's medical status, and note the effect of the medical services (positive, neutral, or negative), with respect to the goals of the treatment plan. The functional improvement status can be sufficiently documented on the Medical Status Form. The Montana Utilization and Treatment Guidelines outline the standards for functional improvement.
(2) If there are any significant changes in the treatment plan, that fact must be noted and described.
History: 39-71-203, MCA; IMP, 39-71-704, MCA; NEW, 1993 MAR p. 404, Eff. 4/1/93; AMD, 2013 MAR p. 1185, Eff. 7/12/13.