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Mastering the ICD-10 “Phone Book” & Other Conversion Challenges

If you’ve spent any time digging into an ICD-10 Code Book, you’ve undoubtedly run across a big beef of mine. The wizards who wrote these codes apparently were great fans of that big yellow thing that now darkens your doorstep and gathers dust on your shelf known as a phone book. And as a testimony to their love for the …

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Business Lessons From a Viral Redneck, Country Star & Chiropractic Extremist

There are two age-old problems that all business owners face and they’re more related than we would like to admit: How to Create More Demand For Our Services How to NOT Get Stuck in a Rut Despite the fact that these challenges are universal and formidable, I’d like to show you a unique way a virtual unknown has soared to …

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How to Cultivate Great Chiropractic Patients & Eliminate Bad Ones

Even the best chiropractors and their staff have bad days and yes, even bad patients. While there are a myriad of ways to prevent a bad day, the bad patient can be handled rather simply and, in fact, NEEDS to be handled effectively and efficiently. Chiropractors at large are a bunch that love to please their patients and for the most …

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Why the Medicare ICD-10 Band-Aid Won’t Save Chiropractors

Medicare’s recent ICD-10 announcement caused some in healthcare to think that their troubles were over for a year. Unfortunately, that’s not even close to the case. First, the ICD-10 train still arrives on October 1, 2015. In other word’s, there’s NO DELAY! Second, while it’s true chiropractors can get some measure of protection against denials and audits that are exclusively …

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How to Reduce A/R Without Using a Collections Agency (or Cousin Larry)

I was on a strategy session call with a new coaching client a few months ago who was so frustrated with his Accounts Receivable that he asked a hilarious question: “What do I have to do to get patients to pay? Employ my Crazy Cousin Larry to go scream at them until they give me their money?” John’s silly question …

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Why Chiropractors Should Abandon PQRS (& What to Do Instead)

Now that we’ve passed the half way mark in 2015, chiropractors are beginning to sweat PQRS as they don’t know whether they are going to make the cut for 2015.  No one likes a sweaty chiropractor, so here’s what do to instead. I know that there is a lot of hype in chiropractic billing & coding circles with many hours …

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How the “Narrow Network” Trend is Affecting Chiropractors

Despite the promises of the Affordable Care Act, here’s the stark reality: there has been no documented rise in new patients or visits for chiropractors; but there has been a decrease in reimbursements and increase in the number of “narrow networks” that we are dealing with. Yes, I understand that President Obama publicly promised that patients could keep their current …

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How Much is My Chiropractic Practice Worth?

There is one question that every chiropractor asks at least once during their chiropractic career. For some, the question gets posed at multiple times throughout the course of the life of their business. And for others, it’s a question that needs to be answered soon. The question is simply: how much is my chiropractic practice worth? Despite the commonness of …

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Medicare Unveils ICD-10 Compromise That Affects Chiropractors

On July 6, the Center for Medicare Services (CMS) announced a surprise ICD-10 concession in anticipation of the upcoming October 1, 2015 deadline that will affect chiropractors as well as all other physicians categories. Your dreams did not come true…ICD-10 will not be delayed. But the good news is that Medicare has taken several steps to ease the pain of …

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The Science of Setting Your Chiropractic Fees

Does setting your fees based on fear, haggling or a random throw of the dice sound good to you? Well, unfortunately, the majority of chiropractors fall prey to this “triple trap” and use one of these methods to arrive at their fee schedule.  In today’s post, we will discuss the strategic science of setting your fees for profit and positioning. Here’s why …

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