The Summit Documentation Committee functions under the authority of the Chiropractic Summit and serves as a resource for the profession in providing accurate and timely information on “best practices” regarding Medicare documentation. Topic specific articles are developed for distribution to the chiropractic profession in cooperation with the Summit Communication Committee in an effort to improve documentation quality and compliance.
Documentation Committee Article: If You Get a Request for Records – Respond!
In the last two articles, we discussed two of the main reasons for denial when chiropractic records are reviewed by Medicare contractors.(1.2) As noted, inadequate treatment plans and missing signatures are two of the top reasons for denial… when records are received; however, a larger problem is when the records are not received at all. More...
Medicare Myths & Facts
The Medicare Claim
Meeting Medicare's Documentation Requirements
Medicare Audits Part 1 - What the Chiropractor Needs to Know
Medicare Audits Part 2 - What the Chiropractor Needs to Know
The Medicare Appeals Process