It is critically important that you minimize any coding and processing errors as you file claims. Blue Cross, Cigna and Medicare have changed their guidelines in chiropractic documentation and billing. Dr. Mario Fucinari will provide clarity of documentation and billing requirements. This course is designed to help you avoid the most common errors and keep denied and rejected claims at a minimum. From the QMB, Locum tenens, 59 and 97 modifiers to the diagnosis pointer and episode of care date, Dr. Mario Fucinari will guide you through the maze of requirements.
Learn documentation guidelines and requirements
Identify documentation requirements for different case types
Understand staff’s responsibility to provide documentation elements
Identify legal aspects of proper documentation
Understand the proper use of modifiers
This session will be held in Classroom 266 at the NIU Naperville Conference Center. The facility has a laptop / device connection available to all participants.
DC, Certified Insurance Consultant (CIC), Certified Medical Compliance Specialist-Physician (MCS-P)
Decatur Neck and Back Center
Dr. Mario Fucinari has helped train doctors and staff over the last 20 years. He received his bachelor's degree from Wayne State University in Detroit and his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1986. Dr. Fucinari was the recipient of the 1998 and the 2003 President's Award from the Illinois Chiropractic Society (ICS) for his work with education and training and most recently received the 2012 Chiropractor of the Year award from the ICS.
Dr. Fucinari was the first chiropractic physician to attain the Certified Medical Compliance degree. Two years later he earned his degree as a Certified Instructor for the Certified Medical Compliance Program. He is now the Chairman of the Chiropractic division of the national medical compliance program. He has produced classes and publications on HIPAA, Clinical Documentation, Medicare, and Stroke and Cervical Manipulation. He is a worldwide speaker for NCMIC, Foot Levelers, ChiroHealthUSA and several state associations and a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician [CCSP].
NIU Naperville Conference Center
1120 E. Diehl Road, Naperville, Illinois 60563, United States (630) 577-9101 www.niu.edu