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ChiroProgress SEMINARS – Better Medicare, Insurance & Business in 2017!

Better Medicare, Better Insurance, Better Business Strategies to Help Your Chiropractic Practice Move Forward in 2017 & Beyond! ANOTHER date added! With new ICD-10 codes, major changes in Medicare, new payer policies for commercial insurance and an audit environment that’s already heating up, it appears that 2017 will be a critical year for chiropractors to take the reigns on their progress …

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Why ICD-10 Has Been Bad For PI Cases (& What to Do About It)

Historically, chiropractors have enjoyed good success in personal injury work but the changes brought on by ICD-10 have not seemed to help in the matter and from the emails and comments we receive at our chiropractic seminars, it appears there is a good portion of the profession made significantly worse by ICD-10 when it comes to chiropractic personal injury work. …

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Chiropractic Coding Confusion With ICD-10 Injury Codes

Despite the dust settling over ICD-10, there is still a significant amount of chiropractic coding confusion in respect to utilizing the injury codes — specifically  7th digit character extenders A, D or S. While there appear to be some differing options on how to use these extenders, I’d like to offer some perspectives to help clear the mud and enable you …

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How to Find Medicare Approved ICD-10 Codes for Chiropractic

As we get nearer to the big day, some chiropractors are a bit overwhelmed with the sheer number of options presented to them with ICD-10 codes. While ICD-10 certainly does increase the total number of codes possible, most chiropractors will only use a small fraction of them. One key, then, to preventing ICD-10 overwhelm is to shrink the big list …

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These Auto Injury Payers are Ready for ICD-10 and These are…

As I stated in a previous article, these payers have been frustratingly quiet about what their plans are in respect to ICD-10 and virtually no information has been clearly stated online. And since PI carriers are technically exempt from HIPAA, this has led to a little anxiety and a lot of confusion from chiropractors wondering how they will bill auto …

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3 Simple ICD-10 “Pre-Coding” Steps to Save Transition Time in Your Chiropractic Office

For those of you who have already taken umpteen seminars, webinars or online course to help with your ICD-10 preparation, there’s one critical time saving step that will help you slide smoothly into October. I call it “Pre-Coding.” Here’s why it is super important and what it entails. Why You Need to “Pre-Code” Your Chiropractic Patients Now Thanks to the …

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Regence Clarifies Chiropractic ICD-10 Implementation Questions

For those of you who have been diligently preparing for ICD-10, you have perhaps noticed a curious and frustrating lack of clarity on behalf of how payers are responding (or not responding) to the transition process. At my recent ICD-10 Intensive Workshops, a few common questions kept coming up in regards to how different payers were handling ICD-10 preparations and …

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How Will PI & WC Carriers Handle Chiropractic Claims in ICD-10?

One of the most common questions I’ve been getting at my ICD-10 Intensive Workshops is in regards to implementing ICD-10 with Auto Insurance Carriers (PIP, MedPay) and with Worker’s Compensation Insurance. While everyone understands that Auto and WC carriers have a different relationship with you (the provider) than commercial payers, there appears to be some major confusion as to exactly …

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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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