March 2019

We want to start off by thanking Kwhamec Rojas, Senior Strategic Analyst from NICB who discussed social media and some tools when conducting investigations. As always, we hope that you were able to bring back much good information from this presentation and tell those who were not able to attend what new information is being passed on regarding our daily battle against insurance fraud. 

On Friday March 15, 2019, we will have Doctor Lawrence Humberstone, D.C., DABCC who will talk about “Fighting Against Provider Fraud – Updates”. Dr. Humberstone has 30 years of experience Clinical Practice and 25 years doing peer review. Dr. Humberstone, received his Chiropractic degree in 1985 from the National College of Chiropractic in Lombard, IL. Upon graduation, he established successful practices in the western suburbs outside Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Humberstone has also completed the Chiropractic post graduate Orthopedic courses and an additional 100 hour post graduate course in claims reviews, sponsored by the Texas College of Chiropractic in order to obtain his Diplomat status in Chiropractic Consulting. As a Diplomat and member of the American College of Chiropractic Consultants he serves as vice president and then president which has allowed him to acquired specialized expertise as relate to non-surgical physical medical issues. Dr. Humberstone has taught documentation and coding at the National University of Health Sciences to his peers and has served as an expert witness in many legal cases. Dr. Humberstone also collaborated with the Chiropractic Council on Guidelines and Practice Parameters, Low Back meta-analysis, which made recommendations regarding chiropractic frequency and duration issues. Dr. Humberstone currently resides in Illinois but holds license in Illinois and Michigan.

This is YOUR Chapter and you have a dynamite Board serving you. I know that you all will continue to support the Chapter as we move ahead in the coming years and continue to grow and serve our members.  Thanks to all of you for all that you have done and will continue to do..

The Board asks that if you would like to recommend a training topic/speaker, please make your thoughts known to Chris Block, who is our Training Chair for the Chapter. His e-mail is  It is with such suggestions in the past that our training has stayed on the mark for what the membership needs to be exposed to. The presentation is scheduled from 9 A.M. to 11 A.M.  Networking and coffee will begin at 8:30 A.M.

As a reminder, please mark your calendars for the meeting dates shown on the website so you are sure not to miss a meeting. Keep in mind that our bi-monthly meetings are held in January, March and November on the third Friday of the month, that the Annual Seminar is in May and the September Networking meeting is held at the Bloomingdale Golf Course.  The Board hopes to see all of our members at the meetings.

Thanks to ALL who make this Chapter the success that it has been and for your support as we go forward. It is YOUR involvement that makes this Chapter what it is.

As always,
David O’Carroll

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