Medicare for Chiropractors“If someone would just tell me how to do Medicare right, I would do it!” How many times have you heard or thought that phrase? Well, now someone has done just that. Medicare for Chiropractors, A Complete Guide to Medicare Procedures for Chiropractors by Dr. Ron Short, DC, MCS-P, has just been released and is available to you now. Medicare for Chiropractors is designed to be a single source reference to chiropractors for all things Medicare. The manual will serve as both a teaching guide to the doctor and staff and serve as a reference for the insurance department.

Medicare for Chiropractors contains sections on Medicare enrollment, Intake procedures, Daily documentation, Diagnosis procedures, Coding and billing, Medicare appeals, Medicare reviews, Antikickback laws and marketing and Medicare resources. This book quotes extensively from the Medicare manuals and publications. Dr. Short then explains how to interpret these laws, rules and regulations into protocols and actions that comply with Medicare’s requirements. A CD-ROM is included that contains all necessary Medicare forms, specialized forms checklists and templates for use in your office, all available Local Coverage Determinations for each state and territory, complete chapters from Medicare manuals and publications quoted in the book, and much more.

Medicare changes and Medicare for Chiropractors is designed to change with it. The book is bound in a high quality reference binder to allow for easy updates. Annual updates are available from the author by subscription and include all necessary updates to sections of the book as well as an updated CD. The subscription also includes quarterly e-mail newsletters and action alerts as necessary to keep the doctor current on Medicare laws, rules and regulations. Subscribers have e-mail support available to them as well.

Medicare for Chiropractors can be purchased through the Chirocode Institute bookstore at under the Medicare section. The book has a suggested retail price of $397.00 but is currently offered at $297.00 plus $15.00 shipping and handling.

Dr. Short is a certified Insurance Consultant, a certified Peer Review Specialist and a certified Medical Compliance Specialist. He has presented several webinars through the Chirocode Institute and is a contributing editor to the 2010 Chirocode Deskbook. He offers his popular seminar “Medicare Done Right” to state associations and other interested groups. Dr. Short can be contacted at [email protected] or by phone at 1-217-285-2300.

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