Medicare Guidelines CourseIn 1965, the Social Security Act established both Medicare and Medicaid. In 2001, HCFA was renamed the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Medicare encompasses a growing sector of our population. Baby boomers are aging and are beginning to enter the Medicare market. Meanwhile, Medicare’s rules and regulations become more stringent, causing doctors to shy away from Medicare. Medicare policy states, “The provider is responsible to know the rules and regulations that apply to all services he/she bills to the Medicare program.”

Dr. Mario Fucinari has been presenting Medicare Classes for over six years and is a nationwide speaker on Medicare, Clinical Documentation and HIPAA. Dr. Fucinari also serves as the Illinois Chiropractic Society’s Medicare Committee chairman and as alternate Chiropractic representative to the Illinois Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee (CAC). In his back-to-the-basics approach, Mario whittles a difficult subject to an understandable, and interesting, comprehension of the Medicare requirements.

As an optional section in the demonstration project regions, Dr. Fucinari will add in materials pertaining to the requirements to participate in the Medicare demonstration project. The demonstration project has expanded coverage for the services that chiropractors provide for the care of neuromusculoskeletal conditions, including diagnostic and other services such as the provision of x-rays and therapy services. The demonstration project includes the entire states of Maine and New Mexico, in the Chicago Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and 17 central counties in Virginia.

What Others are Saying...

"After joining you for the most recent Medicare seminar, I am once again amazed at the wealth of information that I took away from it. Going to your seminars on a regular basis has not only made my practice more lucrative, but also has helped me to hone my clinical skills. Thanks Mario!” – R. B., DC, Chicago, IL
 
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