Healthcare Updates for Chiropractic 2020 with Dr. Mario Fucinari

Saturday, January 25, 2020
9 AM – 1 PM

DBNC Education Center
3350 N. Water Street, Suite A
Decatur, IL 62526

There is one thing you can count on when you are dealing with government regulations, by the time you figure out the system, it will change. Significant changes in Medicare, HIPAA, and E&M coding are on the way! Two important initiatives are taking effect in 2020; “Patients Over Paperwork” and the elimination of Parts F and C Medigap.  In addition, the ABN form is scheduled to be updated in March.  It is crucial to have a clear understanding when a practice is at risk for non-compliance. Get all the requirements needed for 2020 in four hours!

Join Dr. Mario Fucinari, a seasoned practitioner, nationally recognized speaker, author and instructor, with decades of experience in compliance, coding and documentation.  Dr. Mario Fucinari is a member of the Carrier Advisory Committee for Medicare, and a Certified Professional Compliance Officer (CPCO).  This class is designed for everybody; doctors, staff, billers, and students will gain useful information!

Learning Objectives

  • Comprehend the significant legislative regulations that will affect physicians in 2020
  • Understand evidence-based strategies for diagnosing and managing common spinal health conditions
  • Determine appropriate documentation required to meet standard of care requirements
  • Understand staff’s role to provide documentation elements
  • Learn all the updates for HIPAA
  • Meet requirements for sexual harassment awareness training
  • Learn top methods to evaluate your ICD-10 usage

Course Agenda

Hour One – Medicare Compliance

  • Eight Steps of a Compliance Plan
  • The Initial Visit Report in Medicare
  • The Significance of Box 14 on the claim form
  • E & M Coding Guidelines Update
  • The Exit of the Medigap Part F Plan
  • Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) Regulations

Hour Two – HIPAA Compliance

  • HIPAA Updates for 2020
  • HIPAA Risk Assessment
  • Front Desk Procedures to Compliance
  • Consultation Requirements
  • Business Associate Agreement
  • Hazards of Social Media

Hour Three – Sexual Harassment Awareness Training

  • What is sexual harassment and the laws protecting people from the occurrence
  • The different types of sexual harassment and the risks
  • What are your organization’s risk factors
  • The reporting process of sexual harassment
  • Examples of activities considered sexual harassment
  • The development of sexual harassment policies and procedures

 Hour Four – ICD-10 Coding

  • Increased Specificity in ICD-10 Coding
  • ICD-10 Coding Rules for 2020
  • Coding of the Segmental and Somatic Dysfunction
  • Combination Codes
  • How to Properly Use A, D or S Codes
  • The Hierarchy and Sequencing of Diagnosis Codes

Approved for Four hours CME Cat 1 Illinois.  All sales are final. No refunds will be given for cancellations or no-shows.



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