CE Make-Up - Proving Medical Necessity in Any Type of Case

This will be a live virtual event offered during the CE Make-Up 2022 - Virtual Event

More than ever, chiropractors are under pressure to provide medical necessity in the care we provide for our patients. Perhaps you received the recent Comparative Billing Report from Medicare, or worse, an audit. What criteria are they looking for in your documentation to prove that the care you rendered was medically necessary? 
Whether it be Medicare, commercial insurance, or personal injury, medical necessity must be shown. Learn from a certified compliance officer and seasoned practitioner of 35 years how to incorporate the requirements for medical necessity in your medical documentation to rise up against audits and recoupment. 

Target Audience

Doctor of Chiropractic
Certified Chiropractic Physician's Assistant

Learning Objectives

  • Understand government regulations and industry trends
  • Determine Function's role in insurance policies
  • Establish procedures for consultation and examination essentials
  • Integrate outcome assessment tools to develop treatment goals
  • Learn documentation guidelines and requirements
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) CE
    • 2.00 Documentation & Record Keeping (DOC) credit
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Mario Fucinari, DC, CCSP, DAAPM, MCS-P

During his many years as a practicing chiropractic physician, Dr. Mario Fucinari realized that many practitioners were not documenting as completely as many states require by statute or regulation. He now concentrates his efforts to bringing an understanding of what is required for the benefit of the patient, the clinical responsibility of the practitioner and the requirements of the state board. This program is one that will benefit every practitioner and provide sound risk management information to every practitioner.

HIPAA complaints continue to roll in following the federally mandated HIPAA deadline and more and more D.C.s may find themselves needing to provide proof of compliance. Dr. Fucinari can help ensure your doctors are prepared for the current HIPAA guidelines.

His colorful and outgoing personality guarantees an entertaining presentation, while his program will help provide up-to-the-minute information.

Dr. 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. After graduating from Palmer College, Dr. Fucinari completed studies in chiropractic orthopedics and attained his certification as a chiropractic sports physician.

He currently practices full time in Decatur, Ilinois and is on the faculty and post-grad faculty at Logan Chiropractic College. Dr. Fucinari is a certified medical compliance specialist. He was the recipient of the 2003 President’s Award from the Illinois Chiropractic Society for his work with education and training.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) CE
    • 2.00 Documentation & Record Keeping (DOC) credit


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