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05.2024 KAC Webinar Series | Using Functional Measures to Demonstrate Medical Necessity in Clinical Practice and Peer Review – Part 2


Total Credits: 1 including 1 Online CE Hours, 1 Peer Review CEs

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KBCE Approved |  OnDemand |  Peer Review
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Speaker:
Terry Matthew Christopher, DC, MBA, CPC, CPMA, CPCO, CPB, CCPC
Duration:
1 CE


Description

This course is approved for BOTH general education and PEER REVIEWERS

This course will be available for purchase starting May 1, 2024.

This course was applied for continuing education credit from May 1, 2024 - May 1, 2025, for the state of Kentucky.

All components (video, quiz, affidavit, participation codes, evaluation, etc.) must be completed between May 1, 2024 - May 1, 2025 to count for continuing education credit in Kentucky.


This two-part webinar series is designed for treating chiropractors and peer reviewers who seek to enhance their clinical skills and reduce risk by using functional outcome measures to establish medical necessity. Part two emphasizes functional measures for neck and extraspinal conditions. Attendees will also consider best practices to account for the unique challenges associated with using standardized patient-reported outcome measures to demonstrate improvement in an individual patient versus a large group of patients in a research setting. The session also addresses recent technology and other developments in functional outcomes assessment in the clinical setting. It concludes with a discussion on strategies for more effective appeals of inappropriate medical necessity denials.

KBCE Approval # KBCE1330
KBCE Peer Reviewer Approval # KBCE1330
PACE Course Number 86516

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Dr. Christopher’s unique perspective allows him to help chiropractors and peer reviewers establish efficient processes to effectively address the medical necessity for chiropractic services. He is a Kentucky chiropractor, peer reviewer, and Certified Professional Coder (CPC) who holds a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Healthcare Administration. He is a member of the Peer Review Committee of the Kentucky Board of Chiropractic Examiners. He also regularly contributes to insurance industry medical necessity guidelines and drafts clinical and coding guidance for national and state chiropractic associations. Lastly, he provides continuing education for groups of chiropractors, peer reviewers, expert witnesses, attorneys, coders, healthcare law enforcement officials, and insurance industry special investigators. Out of this vast practice and insurance industry experience, he will share information to help chiropractors and peer reviewers ensure that patients with musculoskeletal conditions have timely and sustainable access to the conservative treatments provided by chiropractors. 


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