Avoiding Chiropractic Documentation Slop & the Slap That Follows (Part 8 of 13 Things Series)

Despite all the warnings, ranting, raving and rumors about audits, there is still a lot of — for lack of a better term — chiropractic  documentation “slop” out there. I use the term “slop” as opposed to “sloppiness” because I am not simply referring to messy or illegible handwriting on chiropractor’s notes, although there is definitely plenty of that to …

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New Rules & Regulations For Chiropractors Anger 39 Healthcare Associations

If you think the pace of all the new rules and regulations is a little too much like a runaway train, you are not alone! EHR, HIPAA 5010, ICD-10, OIG Compliance, Medicare PRQI, etc, etc In fact, 39 different healthcare associations have told the Feds to just slow down and quit interfering with our businesses by giving us new hoops …

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Chiropractic Seminar Freebies You Missed! And Your Chance to Profit From Them…

For those of you who did NOT attend my recent seminars in the Northwest, here are a few items you missed! For those of you who attended, as promised, here are the specific references and places to go for the information that was not included in your notepacket. Tom P.S.  If you did NOT attend my recent seminar, be sure …

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Dangerous Data from the Chiropractic Comparative Billing Report

For those of you who are wondering why I am devoting three blog posts to the Chiropractic Comparative Billing Report, it is this: even if you did not receive a CBR, there is a wealth of opportunity and danger in the data derived from the CBR.  Put simply, Medicare has sent the CBR as warning signal (for some of you) …

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How to Interpret Your Chiropractic Comparative Billing Report (Part 2)

In Part One of this post, we discussed how to interpret some of the data from the Chiropractic Comparative Billing Report issued recently by Medicare to 5000 DC’s around the USA as well as made some proactive suggestions for improvement. In this installment, we will discuss the data from the remainder of the Comparative Billing Report (Figure 2 and 3) …

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How to Interpret Your Chiropractic Comparative Billing Report

This past week or so, 5000 chiropractors nationwide received a “present” in the mail in the form of a Chiropractic Comparative Billing Report (CBR).  Even though I had previously reported that this would happen (see my previous post “Medicare Releases Chiropractic’s Comparative Billing Report Pilot”), my email inbox now knows what it must feel like to be a postal carrier …

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Medicare Audit Letters Hit Chiropractors Starting August 2010

Every Medicare carrier in the country has been assaulting my inbox recently with “ALERT” emails designed to make chiropractors aware of studies being conducted by the Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) program.  I am not sure if we are at the equivalent of Code Orange or Code Red at this point, but the profession is definitely on Medicare’s “elevated risk” …

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Are Your Chiropractic Revenues Tied to Emotions or Logic?

When faced with decisions on major life purchases – house, car, building purchase, even expensive remodels or repairs – most of us responsible adult chiropractors tend to do some comparison shopping. We may go out and get three or four quotes, make a list of the pros and cons and then pick the best choice, right?

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