Documentation, Coding and Billing for Unproven Procedures
By: American Chiropractic Association

Course Description

State guidelines and 3rd party payors identify procedures that are deemed “experimental, investigational and unproven”. This lengthy list of procedures includes laser therapy, kinesio-taping, dry needling and many, many more. This session will cover in detail: -The definition and meaning of “unproven, investigational and experimental” procedures -Best Practices and even state rules for some! for communicating this type of procedure properly to your patients -Where and how to learn which procedures are labeled as “unproven” We’ll even review some payor policies in this session -How to code and bill for unproven procedures for insurance and self-pay patients -Documentation rules and best-practices for clearly recording the rendering of these procedures in your patient notes. 

Learning Objectives: 

-Identify unproven procedures that you may be rendering in your own practice 

-Assess the rules and/or ‘best practices’ for communicating this “unproven” label to patients 

-Recognize code selection matters for self-pay and insurance patients! 

-Review proper coding for many commonly performed unproven procedures

Course Details

  • Documentation, Coding and Billing for Unproven Procedures
  • By:    American Chiropractic Association
  • Instructor:    Brandy Brimhall, DC
  • Total CE Hours:    1
  • Course Format:     Online Distance Learning
  • Course Categories:     Chiropractic Assistants, DC Continuing Education, Board-Mandated Remediation
  • Course Subjects | CE HOURS:
    • Coding  -1 CE Hours
    • Documentation  -1 CE Hours