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Neurology 210b

Documentation Of Chiropractic Subluxation: The Medicare Standard


  • Explain how and why documentation of a subluxation is so important for Medicare patients in chiropractic practice.
  • Compare and contrast the Medicare reimbursement of chiropractic providers vs. Medical and other providers for similar services.
  • Describe payments made to chiropractors, calculate the actual dollars per visit and explain what portion of payments made are considered inappropriate as medically unnecessary according to a report issued by the Department Of Health And Human Services (HHS).
  • Compare and contrast non-provider services, such as drugs and durable medical devices with costs associated with chiropractic care.
  • Define requirements for chiropractic services to be covered by Medicare.
  • List and discuss how a subluxation may be properly documented in the medical record for Medicare patients.
  • Evaluate your understanding of subluxation compared to other chiropractic providers. 
  • List the various types of subluxation which may be demonstrated on xray and are acceptable to Medicare.
  • List the components of the physical examination which are required by Medicare to be demonstrated in order to verify the existence of a subluxation.
  • Identify the specific requirements accepted by Medicare for the initial and subsequent visits of the chiropractic patient.

Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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Diplomate Level;

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