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. 
 

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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...

 

 

 

Documentation Articles Archives 

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

The Medicare Appeals Process Part II

Participating in the Physician Quality Reporting Initiative

Medicare's Physician Quality Reporting System - Looking Beyond the 1% Incentive Bonus

Failure to Conform to Medicare Signature Requirements Can Be Hazardous to Your (Practice) Health

Medicare Enrollment & PECOS

Dispelling EHR Myths

PQRS: What You Don't Know Will Cost You!

URGENT! YOU’RE RUNNING OUT OF TIME!

OUR #1 MEDICARE DOCUMENTATION ERROR

A COMMON MEDICARE DOCUMENTATION ERROR: ARE YOU SIGNING YOUR NOTES?