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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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Successfully Handling Minor Impact Soft Tissue Cases For Your Chiropractic Patients

Most chiropractors who have dealt with minor impact soft tissue cases (MIST) as a result of a motor vehicle collision know that there is a definitive bias against these claims from auto insurance payers.  Put simply, the payers operate with the erroneous belief that amount of vehicle damage is somehow proportionate to the amount of injuries that can be sustained. …

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How the “Narrow Network” Trend is Affecting Chiropractors

Despite the promises of the Affordable Care Act, here’s the stark reality: there has been no documented rise in new patients or visits for chiropractors; but there has been a decrease in reimbursements and increase in the number of “narrow networks” that we are dealing with. Yes, I understand that President Obama publicly promised that patients could keep their current …

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Beneath the Surface Chiropractic Billing Problems & Opportunities

Most chiropractors have a wealth of problems (and opportunities) bubbling beneath the surface of their chiropractic billing department (regardless of whether it is in-house or outsourced). I’m not peeking over your shoulder at the moment so I can’t say for certain which specific problems your chiropractic practice is experiencing. Generally speaking though, there’s a finite number of mischievous players who …

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6 Things Chiropractic Insurance Payers Won’t Tell You

I frequently get asked the question “should I take XYZ insurance?” by new chiropractors or veterans that are contemplating a change. While it’s difficult to give a stock answer for everyone, everywhere there are definitely some considerations you need to make with respect to insurance participation — regardless of whether you are thinking of getting in or getting out. These things …

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Fixing Chiropractic Collections Problems in 2015 (Before They Start)

During the recent recession years, most chiropractic practices saw the beginning of a changing landscape that was somewhat blurred by the overarching recession. A few years later – it’s now 2015 and many chiropractors realize the payment environment has changed radically. Patients are now responsible for a much larger portion of their chiropractic bill, and there has been a significant …

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Why A _ _ _ a May Be Dangerous to Your Chiropractic Practice

As many of you loyal blog readers over the years have come to realize, I have an unusual pastime of watching the activities of insurance payers and reporting on their shenanigans to the chiropractic community.  In performing some of my recent watchdog rounds, I stumbled upon a video blurb (3 minutes) from the CEO of Aetna who was seriously slopping on some …

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How Chiropractors Can Avoid or Calculate Medicare PQRS Penalty (in 10 Minutes or Less)

  Our email inbox is getting flooded from many chiropractors who are confused about Medicare’s PQRS reporting requirements and who want to sidestep the PQRS penalty if there’s still time.  Unfortunately, for most of you it’s probably too late. However, there is some  potential good news here in two different ways! (a) Although it is unlikely, it is still possible for …

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Obamacare Results in NO Increase in Chiropractic Visits (& What to Do About It)

  This may not come as a surprise to those of you who are not fans of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) plans, but the data regarding your bottom line is in. I’ve no political agenda to report here as I believe that our health care system has been crumbling long before Obama stepped in, but at the same time, …

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How Chiropractors Can Leave Insurance Without Killing Their Practice (Part 2)

  In Part 1 of this article, we discussed how asking better questions will help put you in the right mindset when thinking about converting to a cash practice or simply leaving a payer. I also showed you a framework to help you decide whether or not you should leave. In fact, the exercises that I shared in Part 1 …

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