December 13, 2018
2018 Insurance Update - December 2018
Thursday, December 13, 2018 | 9a-5p
Carl Alden – Medicare
Join MAC Insurance Director Carl Alden for this in-depth look at Medicare. Carl will discuss the Medicare Local Coverage Determination and Internet Only Manual, what Medicare will cover, par vs. non-par, required documentation, treatment plans, maintenance care, the Office of the Inspector General’s perception of chiropractic, an overview of the audit process, and audit prevention strategies every office should know. Don’t miss it!
Carl Alden and Stephanie Davidson – Insurance Update
In this seminar, Carl and Stephanie will cover the most up-to-date strategies for billing, coding, and other considerations in Michigan’s Medicaid system, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Priority Health, and auto no-fault. Also on the agenda is a presentation on the proper use of the 59 modifier. Bring your questions, because Carl and Stephanie have the answers!
Seth Anderson – Chiropractic in the VA Health System
In this presentation, the MAC’s Seth Anderson will discuss treating Veterans in the VA Health System. Topics of discussion include what’s covered, why Vets need chiropractic, an overview of the process, applicable billing guidelines, the VA’s standardized episode of care (SEOC), the VA MISSION Act, and more.
Carl Alden is the Michigan Association of Chiropractors’ resident specialist on insurance. Most of his days are spent on the phone assisting MAC members with a variety of insurance issues. Along with these duties, Carl is also the MAC Governmental Relations Director. He is a graduate of Michigan State University.
Stephanie Davidson is the MAC’s new coding specialist. She regularly speaks at MAC events regarding insurance issues. She is the author of the MAC’s CA Chat and the administrator of the MAC’s CA Advancement Program (CAAP). She is a graduate of Central Michigan University.
Seth Anderson is the MAC’s Government Relations and Insurance Manager. He assists with development and implementation of government relations initiatives, fundraising, and grassroots efforts. He is a graduate of Michigan State University.