Chiropractic Medicare in 2015: The Good & Bad News

Sometimes I imagine the Medicare system to be a bit like…well…the natural consequences of feeding your dog Fido.  Handled effectively, it’s not quite a big deal and it’s probably a small inconvenience traded for the fondness you have for your canine friend. But left unscooped, it can turn out to be quite a stinky mess that you definitely recognize and …

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Looking to Sell Your Chiropractic Practice in 2015 or Beyond?

Profitable Chiropractic Transitions Workshop!  How to Maximize the Value of Your Chiropractic Practice Sale,  Transition Toward Retirement or Establish a Winning Associate Agreement  Presented by Tom Necela, DC of The Strategic Chiropractor, author of The Ultimate Chiropractic Exit Strategy Your transition out of chiropractic practice is one of the most significant moves of your career, yet most chiropractors spend more time …

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Chiropractic Business, Coding & Billing Brilliance SEMINAR

Join us for our brand new seminar… Chiropractic Business, Coding & Billing BRILLIANCE! Best Practices for Profitable & Compliant Chiropractic, Massage & Rehab Billing, Coding & Documentation.  Presented By:  Tom Necela, DC, CPC, CPMA, CCP-P of The Strategic Chiropractor Changes are coming more rapidly in 2015 than perhaps ever before for chiropractors.  And practices utilizing massage and rehab in addition …

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Chiropractors Shouldn’t Bury Modifier 59 Just Yet…

There’s been a lot of panicky hullaballoo recently about the new modifiers that will replace Modifier 59 thanks to Medicare “working on it.” In case you haven’t heard the news, Medicare will begin using 4 new modifiers January 1, 2014 instead of our old favorite Modifier 59.  The quadruplets are intended “to provide greater reporting specificity in situations where modifier …

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How Chiropractors Can Avoid or Calculate Medicare PQRS Penalty (in 10 Minutes or Less)

Our email inbox is getting flooded from many chiropractors who are confused about Medicare’s PQRS reporting requirements and who want to sidestep the PQRS penalty if there’s still time.  Unfortunately, for most of you it’s probably too late. However, there is some  potential good news here in two different ways! (a) Although it is unlikely, it is still possible for those …

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12 Ideas to Heat Up Your Chiropractic Business During the Cold Winter Months

For many parts of the country, winter is the time that causes chaos in chiropractic practices due to weather-related office shut-downs, holiday closings and a general spirit of playfulness that somehow pops your production bubble. But it doesn’t have to be that way. With a combination of some technology and strategic planning, you can not only prevent end-of-the-year losses, but turn …

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Obamacare Results in NO Increase in Chiropractic Visits (& What to Do About It)

This may not come as a surprise to those of you who are not fans of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) plans, but the data regarding your bottom line is in. I’ve no political agenda to report here as I believe that our health care system has been crumbling long before Obama stepped in, but at the same time, as …

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7 Chiropractic Audit Legalities That Payers Hope You Don’t Know

While the threat and damage of chiropractic audits appear to be increasing daily, there are a few tools you can use to defend yourself that payers hope you don’t realize that you have in your toolbox. In this article, we will focus on seven powerful tools to help protect you from audits: 

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How Chiropractors Can Leave Insurance Without Killing Their Practice (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this article, we discussed how asking better questions will help put you in the right mindset when thinking about converting to a cash practice or simply leaving a payer. I also showed you a framework to help you decide whether or not you should leave. In fact, the exercises that I shared in Part 1 of …

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How Chiropractors Can Leave Insurance Without Killing Their Practice in the Process (Part 1)

Recently, one of my coaching members asked me an interesting question: “Can you tell me the benefits of staying with XYZ insurance?”  In my opinion, the structure of this question was excellent as opposed to the typical way most chiropractors seem to think about insurance participation. Here’s one reason why:  the question was posed asking the benefits of staying vs …

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