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Meeting the Functional Improvement Requirements

Total CME Credit Hours: 1 Category I (Formal)

Education Types:
Category I (Formal) |  Risk Management
Insurance |  Medicare |  Therapy
Dr. Mario P Fucinari, DC CPCO, CPPM, CIC
1 Hour


Maintaining and improving functional status, such as patients’ ability to ambulate, enhances the quality of life.  Many carriers have adopted the functional improvement model for medical necessity.  Learn why functional improvement is essential and how to utilize the tools at hand to meet those requirements.  Dr. Fucinari is a member of the Carrier Advisory Committee for Medicare, a Certified Professional Compliance Officer (CPCO), Certified Physician Practice Manager, and a Certified Insurance Consultant.  Learn how to achieve functional improvement goals best while encompassing your chiropractic roots. 

What You Will Learn:

  • What does Medicare consider “Medical Necessity.”
  • Function’s Role in Insurance
  • Outcome Assessment
  • Skilled Therapeutic Rehabilitation
  • Proper Use of Functional Orthotics
  • Therapeutic Procedures
  • Questions and Answers

This course was originally presented by Dr. Mario Fucinari on August 24, 2021, and sponsored by Foot Levelers, Inc



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Dr. Mario Fucinari is a Certified Professional Compliance Officer, Certified Physician Practice Manager, Certified Insurance Consultant, and a Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee member.  He travels throughout the year to speak to audiences nationwide, sharing his chiropractic expertise and insights about documentation, compliance, and optimal patient care.



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