Confessions of a Quackbuster

This blog deals with healthcare consumer protection, and is therefore about quackery, healthfraud, chiropractic, and other forms of so-Called "Alternative" Medicine (sCAM).

Thursday, August 25, 2005

Concepts and The Future of Chiropractic. Fraud & Abuse

This upcoming seminar looks VERY interesting!

Concepts and The Future of Chiropractic. Fraud & Abuse

Chiropractic Fraud & Abuse:
How Chiropractors "Manipulate" the System and "Adjust" Their Schemes (Subluxation Frustration)

SEPTEMBER 13, 2005

The NHCAA Institute's new 2005 program that focuses on substantive issues in a provider speciaty area that often provides significant challenges debuts on Tuesday, September 13. Participants will gain an in-depth understanding of chiropractic history and evolution - and why it matters in investigating health care fraud cases. Chiropractic coding and documentation will be analyzed, and problem codes discussed. The "tools of the trade" and other potentially suspect devices used in the chiropractic field will be examined. The program concludes with a discussion of current chiropractic theories and the future of health care fraud investigation within this provide specialty area.

Tuesday, September 13


John Kelly
Senior Investigator
Aetna, Inc.

Robert S. Frank, D.C.
Healthcare Manager/Chiropractic
Aetna, Inc.

9:00AM - 9:30AM Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:30AM - 9:45AM Welcome & Introduction

9:45PM - 10:45AM Chiropractic History & Evolution -

Why It Matters

10:45AM - 11:00AM Break

11:00AM - 12:15PM Chiro Coding and Documentation -

Nuts & Bolts

12:15PM - 1:30PM Networking Luncheon

1:30PM - 2:30PM Tools of the Trade - Suspect Devices

2:30PM - 2:45PM Break

2:45PM - 3:45PM Current Chiropractic Theories - Suspect

Concepts and The Future of Chiropractic

Fraud & Abuse

3:45PM - 4:00PM Questions & Wrap-Up

4:00PM Adjournment

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Phone: 202.659.5955

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