I work in a SNF. When fitting someone for a hand splint that has joint contractures (arthritis), does the MD need to add the joint contracture ICD-9 code to the pt's diagnosis list? I'm thinking about how I can have documentation that the MD is aware of the contractures? I have seen other OT's use "other joint abnormality" as treatment code, but I want to make sure I cover all my bases. Thanks!