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Advanced Medicolegal Documentation for the Chiropractor: Subjective and Objective Necessity

Dr. Todd Cielo DC, CCEP

Credit Hours: 2



This curriculum will cover subjective findings which correlate with objective documentation from the Doctor’s offices and diagnostic procedures. It will show the physicians how to utilize the AMA guidelines for evaluation of ligament laxity. It will demonstrate how to utilize AMA guides for concrete clarity of injury permanency, DRE differentiators, and subtle differences of the 4th, 5th and 6th editions. It will show
the significance of ligament laxity in coding (M24.28), objective documentation, AMA guides and
permanency/impairment in the injury arena. This course will demonstrate how to locate, define and quantify subluxations as well as help the Chiropractor to define medical necessity and document in SOAP notes. This information will provide proving documentation for insurance companies to verify necessity to go to the next academic step.

Approved In The Following States

  • PACE
  • Life
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Florida

PACE Approved States

  • Alaska
  • District of Columbia
  • Idaho
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

Life Approved States

  • Delaware
  • Illinois
Chiropractic CEU Documentation Course PACE and Life Approved