Continuing Education 

Guidelines to Documentation Standards

Cost: $48.00
State Approvals
Dr. Scott Munsterman teaches this two-hour course on coding and documentation for a chiropractic practice. Dr. Munsterman will talk about recent updates and explain proper documentation. He will also use case studies to help the chiropractor better understand documentation guidelines.



Module 1 Outline
  • Initial Visit Note Structure
  • Standard of Care
  • Defining an Episode of Care
  • Active Treatment vs. Maintenance Therapy
  • QUIZ




Module 2 Outline
  • Review of Systems
    • Past Family Medical Social History
    • Examination
    • Initial Visit Medicare Requirement
  • Medicare Requirement to Demonstrate a Subluxation Exists
  • Problem/Diagnosis
  • QUIZ



Module 3 Outline
  • Treatment Plans Consist Of
    • Treatment Plan Triangulation
    • Specific Measurable Goals
    • What level of improvement do you expect?
  • QUIZ



Module 4 Outline
  • Progress Evaluations: Goal Categories
  • Quantifiable and Measurable
  • Barriers to care
  • QUIZ



Module 5 Outline
  • Subsequent Visit Note Structure
  • Documentation Requirements
  • Documentation Alerts
  • QUIZ



Module 6 Outline
  • Documentation Alerts: Amending Notes
    • Tracking Changes
  • QUIZ



Module 7 Outline
  • Documentation Alerts: Discount/Free Services
    • False Claims Act
    • Stark Law
    • Physician Self-Referral Law
    • The Anti-Kickback Statute
    • Inducement
  • QUIZ



Module 8 Outline
  • Documentation Alerts: Non-Compliant CMT Coding
    • CMT Codes
  • Documentation Alerts: Non-Compliant Coding of 97140
  • Time-based Codes
  • QUIZ



Module 9 Outline
  • Informed consent
    • What is valid informed consent?
    • How often is informed consent required?
    • Does your state have informed consent laws?
  • QUIZ



Module 10 Outline
  • Informed Consent: The Process
    • Policy
    • How often to review documents?
    • When to present informed consent
    • What triggers a new informed consent?
    • Informed consent refusal process
  • QUIZ




Scott Munsterman, D.C.

CE Hours



Each module contains a video presentation and a short quiz.  You must view the video prior to taking the quiz.
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