Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment Rating

Florida Chiropractic Conferences in conjunction with DOCUWELL offer

An Introduction to the AMA’s “Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment”, 6th Edition & An Overview of ICD-10 Related to Impairment Rating

This two-day (13) thirteen hour hands on workshop will provide all of the Florida mandated hours

presented by Dr. Ronald Wellikoff

13 CE hours available:

  • Record Keeping, Documentation and Coding – 6
  • Prevention of Medical Errors – 2
  • Florida Laws & Rules – 2
  • Ethics – 2
  • Risk Management – 1

Topics Covered
Ethics, Impairment vs. Disability, Using Chapters 1 and 2, Combining vs. Adding, Using the Grids, Key vs. Non-Key Factors, Grade Modifiers, The Net Adjustment Formula, New Rules, Pain Related Impairments (PRI), CPT Coding for Impairments, E/M Coding, Documentation, Billing, Reports, Forms, Risk Management, Specific Disorders of the Spine, Upper and Lower Extremities, Headaches and Migraines, Legal Issues, An Introduction to the Conversion from ICD-9 to ICD-10, Understanding the System, How It Works, Alphabetic Index, Tabular List,The A, D, S, Prevention of Medical Errors

Schedule

Saturday
Check in:
8 am – 9 am

Class Time:
9 am – 12 pm
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Sunday
Class Time:
8 am – 1 pm

Registration Fee: $400.00

Course Materials

To do the work required in the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, Sixth Edition, you will need to have either the AMA “Guides” or Dr. Stan Kaplan’s Workbook. Dr. Ron Wellikoff’s workbook covers CPT coding, ICD-9 to ICD-10 Conversions, Documentation, Physical Medicine, Establishing Medical Necessity, Forms, CA Education (Front Desk, Radiology, Terminology, Etc.)
Dr. Ron Wellikoff’s and Dr. Stan Kaplan’s books are available here or at the time of registration. AMA’s “Guides To The Evaluation of Permanent Impairment”, 6th Edition, may be purchased directly from the American Medical Association.

A limited number of each book will be available at the workshop.

Dr. Stan Kaplan’s Workbook: $95.00
Dr. Ron Wellikoff’s Workbook: $100.00
AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, Sixth Edition: $194.00 (List Price)

A Portion of the proceeds from these Workshops will be donated to Honor the Memory of Dr Stan Kaplan.