Certified Chiropractic Insurance Consultant – 100 Hour CCIC Certificate

Certified Chiropractic Insurance Consultant

Do you have exceptional clinical acumen; fair to excellent writing skills; fair to excellent communication skills and are you an assertive business person?

Currently, there are in excess of 200 health insurance companies in the United States that hire Doctors of Chiropractic to perform hundreds of thousands of pre-authorizations, peer reviews, and independent chiropractic examinations to determine medical necessity.  Additionally, there are many more peer review companies throughout the Unites States that are outsourced by health insurance companies to perform peer reviews of the medical necessity of chiropractic treatment services.  TheWiseDC, Inc. has been credentialing Doctors of Chiropractic as Certified Chiropractic Insurance Consultants since 1995.  Hundreds of graduates have significantly increased their incomes by becoming certified.  TheWiseDC.com prides itself on teaching it’s students how to provide fair-minded and ethical clinical opinions regarding the medical necessity of chiropractic treatment.

Typical fees paid to Certified Chiropractic Insurance Consultants

  1. Peer Review – fees range from $100 to $500.
  2. Independent Chiropractic Examinations – $150 to $500.
  3. Depositions – $500 to $2000.
  4. Pre-authorizations – $50 – $150.

Note: The above referenced fees vary by company and are influenced by factors such as: geographical location; turn around time constraints; and the level of expertise of the consultant.

TheWiseDC, Inc. provides graduates with:

  1. A pathway to financial success.  Becoming a Certified Chiropractic Insurance Consultant makes sense only if it is cost effective.  TheWiseDC, Inc. teaches its graduates to perform a large number of thorough insurance consulting services in the least amount of time.
  2. A – Z knowledge of Chiropractic Insurance Consulting.
  3. Access to the names and addresses Peer Review Companies to market their consulting services.

What is the Certified Chiropractic Insurance Consultant Certification Program?

The Certified Chiropractic Insurance Consultant Certification is a 100 hour preparatory course of study which trains Doctors of Chiropractic to perform peer reviews and independent chiropractic examinations.  The services of Certified Chiropractic Insurance Consultants are in great demand nationally by insurance carriers, peer review and IME companies, plaintiff and defense lawyers and state board review committees.

This comprehensive, 100 hour certification program is a compilation of 4 modules of Peer Review course materials totaling 50 hours of study and 4 modules of Independent Chiropractic Examination course materials also totaling 50 hours.

Courses for this program can be purchased by clicking on “Our Course Catalogs” and then clicking on “100 Hour CCIC Course Catalog”

Who credentials the Certificate of Completion

The Certified Chiropractic Insurance Consultant Certificate program is credentialed by Texas Chiropractic College, a C.C.E. accredited institution. A transcript of hours of attendance is provided by Texas Chiropractic College in the form of a 100 hour certificate of completion. The eight modules which make up the certification have been approved by a myriad of state boards of chiropractic throughout the country for continuing education license renewal credits.  At present, numerous states require doctors performing insurance consulting to have advanced training and certification to provide peer review and independent chiropractic examination services.

How does a Doctor of Chiropractic become a Certified Chiropractic Insurance Consultant?

To become certified:

On-Line Education:

The Doctor of Chiropractic can become a Certified Chiropractic Insurance Consultant by completing the 100 hour course of study on-line TheWiseDC.com website. You may register for each module individually or register for each of the two 50 hour programs (4 modules in a 50 hour program) individually.

Advantages of On-Line Seminars

  • Earn continuing education license renewal credits on-line.
  • Learn at your own pace.
  • Spend less time away from family and business.
  • Reduce travel costs.

Advantages of becoming a Certified Chiropractic Insurance Consultant

  • Significantly increase your income potential by performing consulting work.
  • Inclusion in insurance reimbursement programs often requires certification credentials.
  • The knowledge derived from the class will improve the graduates clinical skills and enhance patient management.
  • The documentation and treatment methodologies learned in the class will help the graduate reduce the likelihood of having one of their patients insurance claims peer reviewed.
  • The course graduate will learn how to win peer reviews performed on their patients thereby increasing office cash flow.
  • The course graduate is given access to the names of peer review and IME companies to facilitate the development of an insurance consulting enterprise.

How does the Doctor of Chiropractic Receive Certification?

By completing the 50 hour Chiropractic Peer Review Certificate Program and the 50 hour Independent Chiropractic Examination Certificate Program and achieving a passing grade on each module’s test, the course graduate will be awarded the following certificate of completion diplomas by Texas Chiropractic College;

  1. 50 Hour Peer Review Certificate,
  2. 50 Hour Independent Chiropractic Examination Certificate
  3. 100 Hour Certified Chiropractic Insurance Consultant Certification.

The following is the course outline, to purchase the course curriculum click on the following link for the catalog:

CCIC course catalog

Chiropractic Peer Review Certificate Program Outline – 50 Hours

Module 1

14 Hour Chiropractic Peer Review Essentials

  • Fundamentals of the Peer Review Process
  • Peer Review Report Writing Format and Skill Development
  • State / Regional / National, Chiropractic and Cross Discipline Treatment Guidelines
  • Expert Witness Training:  Arbitration / Deposition / Court Room Trial Skill Development
  • Insurance Industries “Red Flags” Initiating the Peer Review Process
  • Peer Review Case Presentations

Module 2

12 Hour Fundamentals of Physiotherapy

  • Physiological Effects, Indications, Contraindications and Proper Dosage of Physical Therapy Modalities
  • Manipulation Under Anesthesia / Vax-D Protocols and Guidelines
  • Ethical Considerations in the Performance of Peer Review
  • Overview of Nutrition and Alternative Treatment Methodologies
  • Adjunctive Physiotherapy Case Presentations

Module 3

12 Hour Peer Review of Diagnostic Testing Procedures

  • Plain Film Radiographs, MRI, CT Scan, Bone Scan, Myelography
  • Electrodiagnostic Testing:  EMG, NCV, SSEP
  • Ancillary Diagnostic Testing Case Presentations

Module 4

12 Hour Rehabilitative Exercise Protocols

  • Muscle Physiology
  • Overview of the Exercise Energy Systems
  • Progressive Resistance Exercise Protocols
  • Aerobic / Anaerobic Exercise Training Concepts

Tuition: $290.00 per session or $1100.00 for all 4 sessions use coupon code: save60

Independent Chiropractic Examination Certificate Program – 50 hours

Module 5

14 Hour Independent Chiropractic Examination Essentials

  • Introduction To The Independent Chiropractic Examination Process
  • History Taking Skill Enhancement
  • Establishing the Diagnostic Impression
  • Overview of Causal Relation, Apportionment and Permanent Impairment
  • Independent Chiropractic Examination Report Writing Workshop
  • Independent Chiropractic Examination Case Presentations

Module 6

12 Hour Physical / Orthopedic / Neurologic / Chiropractic Examination Skills

  • Physical Examination Techniques and Findings
  • Utilization of Appropriate Physical / Orthopedic / Neurologic / Chiropractic Examination Testing Procedures
  • Independent Chiropractic Examination Case Presentations

Module 7

12 Hour Chiropractic Documentation Principles

  • Documentation Methodologies to Enhance Third Party Reimbursement
  • Medicare / C.P.T. Billing Code Analysis
  • Record Keeping and Report Writing Workshop
  • Risk Management Strategies to Prevent Malpractice Claims

Module 8

12 Hour Chiropractic Differential Diagnosis and Treatment Methodologies

  • Recognition of Signs and Symptoms of Disease
  • Disease Characteristics and Etiologies
  • Formulation of Differential Diagnosis
  • Chiropractic and Alternative Treatment of Disease

Tuition:  $290.00 per session or $1100.00 for all 4 sessions use coupon code: save60