Documentation and Coding to Improve Patient Outcomes, Part 4: Critical Components of Quality Documentation and Using it to Make Good Clinical Decisions
Part 4 of this 6-part webinar series by Dr. Kevin Sharp will examine documenting key components of a patient's record, including the initial examination, diagnostics, ICD-10 codes, and more, and how making clinical decisions based on this in-depth documentation will aid in communicating a treatment plan successfully to the patient. The webinar will also identify guideposts to excellent care that should not be ignored. Finally, Dr. Sharp will discuss common documentation errors and omissions, and how to avoid them through thorough yet concise documentation.
After completing module 4, the participant will be able to:
1. Accurately document key components of the patient's record.
2. Make clinical decisions based on the patient’s documentation.
3. Identify the components of quality clinical documentation.
4. Recognize documentation errors or omissions.
5. Explain what insurance carriers are looking for in documentation and what they are not.
To register for another part of this series, or the All Parts bundle, visit the All Parts page here.
Kevin Sharp, DC
Dr. Sharp has over 30 years of experience as a chiropractic physician and has been a member of the ACA for over 20 years. Dr. Sharp runs a successful practice in Winston Salem, NC (Sharp Chiropractic) and is a recognized expert in the area of coding, documentation and compliance. He previously served as North Carolina Chiropractic Association president and currently serves as a member of the ACA Coding Advisory Board. He has spoken at several ACA conferences and offered training at various state chiropractic events throughout the nation on the topics of coding and documentation.