Manufacturer Fitter Certification Exam

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Manufacturer Fitter Certification Exam - Quiz

This exam consists of 25 questions. This is a Pass-Fail, open book exam. The purpose is to learn the basics of supplying diabetic footwear and be qualified to fit patients with our footwear. Please use your catalog and Training manual to answer each question. To pass, you must achieve 70% or better, which means you can miss no more than 7 questions. Your score will be provided at the end of the exam. Answers and explanations will be provided after each question. You may retake the exam as many times as necessary to pass. After you pass the exam, a certificate will be provided for you to print and keep in your records.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is NOT a Correct statement.
    • A. 

      All Diabetics qualify for diabetic shoes

    • B. 

      Diabetic shoes help reduce the chances of ulcer development

    • C. 

      Diabetic shoes should be worn with special inserts

    • D. 

      Diabetic inserts have a HCPCS code

  • 2. 
    How many diabetic shoes  will Medicare allow each year,  for a qualified patient?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      1

  • 3. 
    How many diabetic inserts (insoles) will Medicare allow each year,  for a qualified patient?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      6

  • 4. 
    How often should prescribed diabetic shoes and inserts be worn?
    • A. 

      Only when indoors

    • B. 

      No more than 2 hours per day

    • C. 

      All the time, every day

    • D. 

      Only when feet hurt

  • 5. 
    Diabetic shoes are reimburseable under the benefits of  Medicare Part _____
    • A. 

      Part A

    • B. 

      Part B

    • C. 

      Part C

    • D. 

      Part D

  • 6. 
    The HCPCS code for "off the shelf, extra depth shoes,  made for diabetics" is ______
    • A. 

      A5512

    • B. 

      A5513

    • C. 

      A5510

    • D. 

      A5500

  • 7. 
    True or False.  A supplier is required to heat up the diabetic inserts, in order to bill Medicare for HCPCS A5512.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    True or False.  Any good pair of shoes can be reimbursed by Medicare as diabetic shoes, if an MD or Podiatrist approves them. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    True or False.  Medicare requires a Podiatrist to certify the medical need for diabetic footwear.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT a benefit of diabetic shoes?
    • A. 

      Snugger fit

    • B. 

      Higher toe box

    • C. 

      Extra depth

    • D. 

      Lightweight

  • 11. 
    What percentage of the allowable cost,  does Medicare pay for diabetic shoes and inserts?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      75

    • C. 

      80

    • D. 

      100

  • 12. 
    Which of the following would NOT be considered a foot deformity?
    • A. 

      Hammer Toe

    • B. 

      Bunion

    • C. 

      Mallet Toe

    • D. 

      Neuropathy

  • 13. 
    True or False.  The medical record must show that the certifying physician has had a face to face meeting with the patient to discuss the patients plan of care for diabetes in order to meet the medical necessity for diabetic footwear.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which is not true about custom inserts (A5513)
    • A. 

      They cost more

    • B. 

      They reimburse more

    • C. 

      They achieve and maintain total arch contact

    • D. 

      They are heat molded to the patient's foot by the fitter

  • 15. 
    True or false. When we measure a foot and it falls between sizes, we should pick the smaller size.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    True or False: A basic foot examination is required to be performed by the supplier in order to meet the documentation requirements to provide diabetic footwear
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    True or false. If the patient requests it, and they live more than 10 miles from the supplier's place of business, and if the prescription and certification is on file,  it is permissable to ship the shoes and inserts to the patient's home.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    True or false: Inserts are changed by the patient every 6 months.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Which is NOT True.
    • A. 

      Diabetic footwear helps to cure peripheral neuropathy

    • B. 

      Diabetic footwear can help reduce the chances of developing ulceration/amputation

    • C. 

      Diabetic footwear helps reduce friction and pressures inside the shoe

    • D. 

      Diabetic footwear is an important part of diabetic foot care

  • 20. 
    True or False. If a patient has had a partial amputation, such as the removal of the big toe, an insert with a toe filler should be supplied.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    True or False:  if a patient has severe edema, the fitter should direct the patient to a style with a tighter upper, to help control and keep the swelling down.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Diabetic Footwear helps to prevent all of the following except _______.
    • A. 

      Neuropathy

    • B. 

      Ulceration

    • C. 

      Amputation

    • D. 

      Callus

  • 23. 
    True or False.  All diabetic inserts are reimbursed the same by Medicare.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Using the Ritz Stick, a woman measures size 9 on the left foot and size 9.5 on the right foot. Which size should we order for her.
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      9.5

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      One size 9 and one size 10

  • 25. 
    Using the Ritz Stick, a man measures as size 11 in length, and 23 in width. Using the conversion chart on the back of the Ritz Stick, what would the correct  shoe width be?
    • A. 

      D

    • B. 

      E

    • C. 

      EE

    • D. 

      EEE

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