Getting denied payment on services is the last thing you need. Why do you think this keeps happening? Proper coding and documentation under specific standards is what Medicare is looking for… and if you do that, then you are half way there. Yes, that’s good but it’s only half way…
The second question to ask yourself is this – do you have the clinical findings to support medical necessity?
No matter how well you document care, if your findings don’t support medical necessity, then you won’t get paid either. Will your documentation support the care you are providing? Are the mechanism of injury and the clinical findings based on your examination sufficient?
Instructor Information and Course Syllabus
Ted Arkfeld, DC, MS, CPC
Upon completion of this course, participants are expected to be able to:
1. To understand why we continue to have the highest error rate among Part B providers, and how and why we must change.
2. Understand how to launch a clinical documentation improvement program for attendee’s offices
3. Learn how and when to apply biomechanical injury models to patients presenting with both acute and chronic injuries.
4. Gain knowledge on how to document an appropriate and measurable treatment plan and then administer an ABN for main