Documentation 186
By:, A Division of Surgent Pharmcon LLC

Course Description

Educational Objectives: 

Hour 1

  • Discern Part B from Part C and know the rules for each.
  • Discuss mandatory enrollment necessary for Chiropractic specialty.
  • Master the definition of medical necessity vs. clinical appropriateness and who pays in either case.
  • Recognize the differences between acute, chronic, and maintenance care.
  • Locate and understand the Medicare Local Coverage Determination (LCD) for your state including all the rules and guidelines.
  • Identify CMT coding and how it is differentiated from maintenance in Medicare.
Hour 2
  • Review of statistical data that shows how risk is identified through data analysis.
  • Engage in billing compliance and random auditing to meet OIG compliance guidelines.
  • Avoid risk issues with proper use of the Medicare Advance Notice-Both Voluntary and Mandatory.
  • Discuss the role of SOP and Policy in practice risk mitigation, especially with Federal patients.

Course Details

  • Documentation 186
  • By:, A Division of Surgent Pharmcon LLC
  • Instructor:    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC
  • Total CE Hours:    2
  • Course Format:     Online Distance Learning
  • Course Categories:     Board-Mandated Remediation, DC Continuing Education
  • Course Subjects | CE HOURS:
    • Documentation  -2 CE Hours