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Steps to Make Your Chiropractic Billing Claims More Efficient & Effective

Over the last several years, the use of a standardized electronic claim form throughout the healthcare industry has become more popular, increasingly required and easier than ever before. It’s estimated that over 95% of health plans and providers are now electronic claims for the vast majority of patients.  Frankly, I’m a bit puzzled why it isn’t 100% — but then …

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How the New Modifier FX Will Affect Your Chiropractic Xray Payments

Effective January 1, 2017 Medicare released a new requirement and an accompanying new modifier that may have slipped under the radar for many chiropractors…for now. The new modifier is FX and is required when you take plain film x-rays (as opposed to digital x-rays). While chiropractors may think this ruling has no bearing on them (because Medicare does not reimburse x-rays …

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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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“Expedited” Payments and Other Personal Injury Scams Waged At Chiropractors

Many of you have probably received a letter similar to the one pictured below offering you “expedited” handling of the reimbursement owed on an outstanding claim. This scam is being used by a number of different companies who contract with payers to primarily (but not exclusively) target out-of-network providers and personal injury claims (for whom you are obviously also out of …

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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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3 Revenue Leaks That Cost Your Chiropractic Business Thousands

While some chiropractors need to get more patients in the door to grow, most established practices can find significantly increased profits by focusing on firming up their systems and preventing revenue leaks.   In fact, according to Mark Lion of Lion & Company CPA’s, most small physician practices (including chiropractors) have an average of 10-15% profit leak without ever knowing or …

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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 Audit a Chiropractic Audit

In Part 1 of this article, we discussed WHY more chiropractic audits are likely to be coming to chiropractors from Medicare and other insurance payers. In this article, we will talk about what to do when that happens. So…when the letter that you’ve been hoping that never arrives shows up in your mailbox, don’t panic. You are not sunk yet. …

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Why MORE Medicare Audits For Chiropractors Are Coming (From Noridian, Railroad & More)

Just in case you haven’t heard the noise due to the headaches from your ICD-10 hangover, Medicare is on the prowl for chiropractors…again. A few weeks ago, chiropractors did poorly on yet another Office of Inspector General (OIG) review. The OIG is essentially the federal “auditing arm” of Medicare that targets who will be audited thanks to their performance. Interestingly …

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