According to Medicare, chiropractors have the highest documentation error rate (84%) compared to all other medical providers (12%). The reason for this staggering statistic is two-fold. First, Medicare has numerous
Hours Required: 36 hours per 2 year renewal cycle
Online Hours Accepted: 6 hours per renewal cycle
Renewal Period: Biennial, renew August 1 in even-numbered years
Must complete 4 hours of technical skills in x-ray or adjustive techniques; and 4 hours in HIV/Aids, infectious diseases; boundary training; Nebraska scope; lab testing and interpretation; physical, neurological and orthopedic exam; fraud prevention; rehab; ethics; or use of unlicensed personnel. Maximum 8 hours CE per day. Does not pre-approve; acceptable programs/activities available on NE website (page 17). FCLB — The 8 mandatory hours must include 4 hours related to technical skills in one or a combination of the following categories: (1) X-ray physics, quality control, x-ray production and interpretation of diagnostic imaging; and/or (2) chiropractic adjustive techniques; AND 4 hours related to practice issues in one or a combination of the following categories: (1) continuing education pertaining to HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases and related conditions as they relate to chiropractic; (2) gender sensitivity and sexual harassment issues (commonly referred to as boundary training); (3) chiropractic scope of practice in the State of Nebraska (must include adopted practice guidelines and practice law specific to Nebraska only); (4) ordering laboratory tests and interpreting information from laboratory tests; (5) performing physical, neurological, and orthopedic examination procedures as they relate to chiropractic practice; (6) prevention of fraud, system set-ups, coding, quality control, and standards of practice; (7) rehabilitative care as it relates to chiropractic practice; (8) practice ethics as recognized by state or national associations; (9) use of unlicensed personnel. Contact the board for listing of acceptable CE requirements.
Beginning January 1, 2021, the selection of the Evaluation and Management (E&M) codes for outpatient settings has been modified. Here are some E&M change highlights: Code 99201 has been deleted
Performing Impairment Ratings In Personal Injury is an 8 hour online course that delves into the performance of impairment ratings on personal injury patients in accordance to the AMA Guides