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Medicare’s New Rule Affects How Much Care You Can Give Away

While one of my primary concerns here at The Strategic Chiropractor is helping you get paid for the work that you do, a frequent question we get at our seminars and via email is in regards to giving away care. Frequently, chiropractors want to know how if or how they can give services away for free AND keep compliant. While …

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Do This First to Get a Head Start on Increasing Chiropractic Income in 2017

Want to start improving your chances for a better bottom line in 2017…now…while you are still in 2016? There’s a simple way to get things moving in the right direction. Likely, it won’t increase your income by $100k or more, but it could easily increase your income by thousands. And it takes only minutes to prepare. Worse, if you don’t …

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Setting Chiropractic Fees For Maximum Profitability (Part 1)

  When most chiropractors candidly discuss their “process” for setting fees, they are forced to reluctantly admit that they truly have none. In fact, after years of working with my private consulting clients and having numerous discussions with my seminar attendees on the subject of fees, I’ve come to conclude there are three main methods of chiropractic fee setting utilized …

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The Chiropractic “Tension Point” and Overcoming Fee Resistance

  Most chiropractors and their staff have an idea about the level of care they would most like to be giving their patients.  If you poll DC’s you will also find that many (if not the majority) of docs would love to be rendering either comprehensive or wellness based care. The “comprehensive” DC would like his patients to understand the …

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The Chiropractic Audit, Compliance & Staff Bomb You Don’t Want to Explode (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this article series, I introduced the “triple threat” that is looming around your practice attempting to take your money, your license and your good reputation down with it.  We discussed the fact that the most likely attacker would be a “secret shopper” calling on behalf of an insurance payer to determine if your office has a …

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The Chiropractic Audit, Compliance & Staff Bomb You Don’t Want to Explode (Part 1)

Over the past couple years, a “triple threat” has been slowly, subversively gaining steam and, in the process, formulating an explosive bomb that could easily destroy your practice.  Unfortunately, too many chiropractors have contacted me after facing even one arm of this threat and very unfortunately, there is little ability to protect your practice once this thing detonates. Worse still, …

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2013 Medicare Fee Cuts for Chiropractors & Bad Elvis

To date, Congress and the White House have failed to reach an agreement to eliminate the scheduled Medicare payment reductions scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2013. Without intervention, chiropractors (as well as other physicians) face a 26.5% reduction in the current Medicare fee schedule for 2013 as part of the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula. In addition, the …

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Chiropractic Fees, Practice Profitability & Your Obstacles

Let’s talk about raising fees and increasing profitability.  Most of you would certainly be in favor of the latter (more profits) but many of you feel a sudden nervous twitch contemplating the former (raising your fees). In this day and age, some of you may also protest that fees are set in stone by payers.  While this is true for …

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