Advanced Chiropractic Billing and Coding Seminar
This course is designed to take what you already know and have learned about chiropractic billing and coding and explore a much deeper understanding of the subject matter and proper utilization of skills. Packed with all the most recent updates and previews of what will be on the horizon for 2019 and beyond. This 8 hour day will be the best investment you will ever make into your practice’s reimbursement potential.
The chiropractic professions leader in coding and billing for over 40 years and the resource used by malpractice and health insurance carriers on issues relating to coding, billing and documentation. Get the knowledge that the carriers have received.
- 2019 ICD10 Update
- Diagnosis requirements for chiropractic reimbursement for Aetna, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, CIGNA, Medicare and United Health Care– Know each carriers required codes for reimbursement of a chiropractic claim
- 2019 ICD10 updates (includes 300+ quick code reference and specific PI code list)
- VA Choice and PC3 updates for chiropractic care and Standard Episode of Care
- Refine your coding skills – How to use other, other specified and unspecified diagnosis to demonstrate higher specificity
- CPT updates and CCI edits and the effect on chiropractic claims specifically 97112, 97124 and 97140
- 2019 Fee Schedules – Medicare, VA Choice, Workers’ Compensation, et al
- 34 states allow chiropractic acupuncture and 2019 will also introduce a “dry needling” code. Get the details on the codes for acupuncture and dry needling and how it can integrate your practice
- HCPCS Updates for DME
- How to integrate insurance to enhance a cash-only practice
- Integrating cash and prompt pay discounts, legally
- Proper and legal formatting of prepaid services
- How to manage hardships
Audits & Documentation
- Documentation rules and examples for the common physical medicine codes performed by DC’s
- Audits are not just Medicare but all carriers are scrutinizing documentation – Come to the resource for definitive information on the minimum requirements necessary to substantiate your services from E&M (know the requirements for each E&M code and the “bullets” to substantiate), chiropractic manipulation (CMT) and physical medicine.
- New paradigm of medical necessity – Does your notes and diagnosis equivocate the level of services provided and does the care plan follow standardized protocols
- Receive knowledge and tools to aid documenting properly all services coded.
- Time requirements for each visit as well as timed services.
- New paradigm of medical necessity – Does your notes and diagnosis substantiate the level of services provided
- Many plans now are seeking preauthorization or using utilization review, will your treatment plan pass? Learn what they require
- Evidence based care and active care plans – Why and how to integrate
- Do not fear an audit as this seminar assures you have the knowledge and tools for compliance and create a protocol for clear, concise and accurate reporting.
- The positive and negative aspects of electronic health records and whether they are or are not mandatory.
- Medicare Local Coverage Determination (LCD) specific to your locality (Medicare is easy but only when you understand their specific nuance and requirements)
- Medicare documentation made easy and compliant (examples and forms for you to use)
- Updated 2019 fees and deductible
- How to assure care is medically necessary and avoid denials and audits
- Get the information you need about electronic health records bonuses and reductions
- 2019 Updated fee schedule
- Protocols and allowances for chiropractic providers
- How to request care and understand the requirements for authorization
- How to respond to denials and disputes
- Rules for CMT and properly documenting the level of service
- Physical medicine and rehabilitation codes
- How to set and code an active care, evidenced based care plan
- Learn and understand to use modifiers properly 25, 59, XU, XS, AT, GA, GY…
- Timed vs untimed services and what is required to satisfy minimum necessary rules
- PI trauma diagnosis quick code list
- How to manage and evaluate a PI claim to ensure reimbursement
- PIP, Med Pay & Excess Med Pay and the role of managed care
- Proper diagnosis for the personal injury claim
- Common errors in justifying PI claims
- What to do about lien claims, LOP’s and attorney’s?
- How to make the attorney and ally and advocate to chiropractic
Please select a location below to register.
REFUND POLICY: 100% REFUND 30 DAYS BEFORE THE SEMINAR START DATE. CREDIT ONLY AFTER 30 DAYS OF THE SEMINAR START DATE FOR 100% PAID AMOUNT, AND IS APPLICABLE TOWARDS ANY FUTURE LIVE SEMINAR. CREDITS NEVER EXPIRE.
CEUS: Up-to 8 CEUs awarded date and location dependent. Be aware that if a DC license is held in a state outside the host location, that state may not be approved (Example: Seminar is held in California, and doctor needs Pennsylvania credit). You must contact HJ Ross Company to verify if that state has been applied-to for continuing education. We do not apply to every state for every seminar and it is solely the Chiropractic doctors responsibility to verify this information, and refunds will not be granted POST seminar due to non-CEU eligibility.