7 Fines That Make Chiropractic Compliance Too Costly To Ignore

For years, HIPAA has been known as a “paper tiger” because it looked fierce on paper but in reality, it delivered the impact of paper cut. Unfortunately, those days are done. And 2016 marks a new era in HIPAA hassles and chiropractic compliance concerns (see my previous article for details on why). While most chiropractors would be happy to ignore …

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What This Audit Letter Shows About Your Chiropractic Practice

When it comes to audits of any kind, no one wants to get “the letter.” Statistically speaking, there is approximately a 1 in 20 chance right now that you, as a chiropractor, will get audited THIS YEAR. In fact, in any given year. That’s just based on a random sampling and that’s just the start. If your practice does a …

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Are You Violating HIPAA Compliance By Using Windows XP in Your Chiropractic Office?

If you are using computers that run Windows XP in your chiropractic office, you need to be aware that you may soon be creating a HIPAA violation by doing so.  In case you haven’t heard, Microsoft plans to end support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014 which will effectively and finally put the beloved operating system in the grave. …

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2014 Chiropractic Gloom & Doom? Read Only if You Dare

Though I may not be known for my sunny disposition, you will not find much in the way of good news in this final post of 2013.  Please appreciate, however, that my extra dose of gloom and doom is intended to make you painfully aware of the reality of our healthcare marketplace. If you are a longtime reader, you undoubtedly …

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Assessing Your Chiropractic Compliance Risks

The September 23, 2013 deadline for HIPAA Compliance via the Omnibus Rule is past.  Covered entities (every chiropractic office) are now “eligible” for audits from the Office of Civil Rights (HIPAA abuse violations) and the Department of Justice (criminal fraud investigations) for compliance related violations. Essentially, you have one of three choices: 1)      Hope your practice and procedures are compliant …

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