PIP Basics (Non-CE)
This one-hour webinar addresses Florida’s PIP Insurance Regulations that include billing & reimbursement. It is directed towards chiropractic practices who treat patients injured in motor vehicle accidents (MVA).
At the end of the webinar, the attendee will be able to:
- Determine what PIP benefits apply to a patient injured in an MVA
- Properly and timely code and bill for services rendered
- Respond effectively to challenged, delayed and denied coverage determinations and reimbursements.
Speakers: Kim Driggers, JD & Mollie Frawley, RN
Kim Driggers, JD
Kimberly A. Driggers is the owner of Driggers Law, PA, where she represents the Florida Chiropractic Association as its Assistant General Counsel and serves as one of their Lobbyists. For the prior twenty-plus years, Ms. Driggers was in private practice in Orlando and Tallahassee, Florida, initially representing the interests of insurance companies in their defense of injury and insurance claims. After a number of years and for the majority of her practice, she put her insurance knowledge to use in representing medical providers, injured patients, and homeowners in the denial of insurance benefits, litigating insurance claims in courts throughout Florida.
Ms. Driggers is well known in the area of Personal Injury Protection insurance law (No-Fault or PIP insurance) and has authored numerous articles, testifies regularly in the Florida Legislature, and lectures for the Florida Chiropractic Association throughout the State of Florida. She is a longstanding member of the National Association of Chiropractic Attorneys.
In August 2019, Ms. Driggers became the first Non-Chiropractor and seventh woman since 1963, to be elected to the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, the international testing agency for the chiropractic profession that develops, administers and scores standardized exams for the chiropractic profession.
She received her B.A. in Psychology Magna Cum Laude from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida in 1990. Ms. Driggers attended the Florida State University College of Law, receiving her J.D. in 1994.
Mollie Frawley, RN
Mollie Frawley currently works with the Florida Chiropractic Association as Insurance Liaison Coordinator providing FCA members information on regulatory, insurance and general business issues. A Registered Nurse and a legal nurse consultant, she is also a diplomate of the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP) and is a Certified Case manager (CCM). Ms. Frawley worked 9 years as a hospital clinical nurse, 16 years for the State of Florida in Medicaid, Corrections and Workers’ Compensation, 10 years as an independent consultant with her own business, and 3 years as a telephonic case manager handling litigated workers’ compensation cases. Her career has included thirty years of medical record review, health care monitoring and fraud and abuse investigations and 18 years of professional speaking including the development of nursing and medical continuing education programs. These experiences have included consulting, expert witnessing, developing administrative rules, assisting InterQual in developing the initial quality and utilization review program for Corrections, organizing and implementing a utilization and peer review program for the Division of Workers’ Compensation, identifying data queries to red-flag inappropriate billing practices and creating internal processes to identify, document, and track activity in order to monitor and analyze outcomes. As a volunteer, she has served on 2 fraud task forces assisting in creating a wallcard of "red flags" for identifying potential fraud, has participated on her certification board’s committee that prepared and reviewed test questions under the oversight of the National Board of Medical Examiners, has served as a Florida Supreme Court certified County Mediator in Leon and Gadsden Counties’ Small Claims Courts promoting alternative dispute resolutions and as a member of the Corrections Medical Authority’s Quality Management Committee. Her nonprofessional organizational interests include various fund raising activities for local nonprofit agencies as a local chapter leader with her religious fraternal organization, receiving the 2008 Volunteer Excellence Award within the Florida Region.
*Note: THIS CLASS IS NOT FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION. FCA Member cost for this course is FREE, Non-Members is $15. Members, make sure you are logged in to receive this discount. Any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org
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