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    Chiropractic Assistant

    Documentation 102

    Medicare Documentation - Part 1


    Hour 1

    • Utilize improved patient communication skills with Medicare Patients 
    • Apply appropriate risk management procedures to enhance patient communication
    • Identify the four elements of legal malpractice and recognize the key components to avoid a malpractice action  
    • Utilize key components of good documentation and record keeping
    • Integrate the legal requirements of informed consent in your informed consent process 

    Hour 2

    • Summarize why doctors are held to higher standards
    • Discuss the Do’s and Don’ts of record keeping
    • Use the 21 NCQA guidelines for appropriate medical record keeping and integrate the 3 key components of Evidence Based Practice (EBP)

    Hour 3

    • Assess Medicare’s mandatory Electronic Health Records (EHR) requirement        
    • Discuss key items related to the Office of Inspector General (OIG) reports regarding Medicare and chiropractic services
    • Summarize Executive Order issued by the White House titled reducing improper payments and eliminating waste in the Federal Programs

    Hour 4

    • Determine what triggers an audit and key items to consider if audited
    • Utilize a step by step approach to meet all Federal Medicare Documentation guidelines 
    • Summarize Medicare’s guidelines for necessity of chiropractic care and its covered services
    • Prepare treatment plans per Medicare’s regulation requirements
    • Recognize Medicare’s policy requirements pertaining to x-ray/diagnostic reimbursement
    • Determine if ordering vs. referred services meet Medicare’s policy when performed by a chiropractic physician

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    $80.00 USD

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