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Three Chiropractic Audits Coming Your Way (2 You Should Easily Pass)

The first quarter of each year often sees a wave of new rules, requirements, payer policy changes and, unfortunately, audits. It’s essential that your office keep up with these changes that happen both on the national and local level (which is one big reason why you want to catch one of our chiropractic billing, coding & insurance seminars at the …

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The Top 5 Errors Chiropractors Make in Medicare

Though many chiropractors love to hate Medicare because it wields a big stick and seems to cause big problems, one bit of saving grace about the CMS giant is that continually try to inform the chiropractic profession on what we are doing wrong. Call it a being a little lazy (or working smarter), but rather than dive down the deep …

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Why Medicare Will Continue to Audit Chiropractors in 2017

At the end of each fiscal year, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) releases its “work plan” for the following year.  This work plan essentially reveals areas that Medicare will target for audits. Unfortunately, for many moons now, chiropractic has ended up on this list.  2017 is no different, as the OIG’s work plan established at the end of 2016 …

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Medicare’s New Rule Affects How Much Care You Can Give Away

While one of my primary concerns here at The Strategic Chiropractor is helping you get paid for the work that you do, a frequent question we get at our seminars and via email is in regards to giving away care. Frequently, chiropractors want to know how if or how they can give services away for free AND keep compliant. While …

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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 Chiropractors Get the Medicare ABN Wrong (+ How to Fix It Fast)

Perhaps it’s because it’s the start of the year, or because I have my ChiroProgress Seminars coming up focusing on how to do better Medicare, better insurance and better business. Or perhaps because, we chiropractors simply still don’t understand the ABN. Regardless, the questions are coming in. And they tell something about many DC’s — you are doing the ABN’s …

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Medicare Changes Chiropractors Should Make in 2017

To start off 2017, I’d like to propose Medicare changes chiropractors should make.  In reality, the changes are not really options.  But we do have an opportunity for how we will handle the mess Medicare is launching our way… Managing (or Avoiding) MACRA One item that will immediately place itself on your agenda is how you will handle Medicare’s new variation on the …

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The Easiest (& Hardest) Medicare Changes Chiropractors Must Make in 2017

If you plan on seeing any Medicare patients in 2017, it’s time to start planning for the changes you must make. We’ll start with the easy ones and move onward towards those that may raise our blood pressure a few points. The New Medicare Part B Deductible For 2017, The new Medicare Part B Deductible will be $183. That’s an …

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Don’t Let Medicare’s MACRA Mangle Your Chiropractic Practice in 2017!

The impact of MACRA has yet to hit the chiropractic profession but there are many healthcare experts who believe that the new legislation may be the most significant modification to Medicare since the started way back in 1966. I agree that the impact will be substantial and, unfortunately, I don’t believe there is any reason for chiropractors to celebrate the …

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Can Chiropractors Opt Out of Medicare?

With the election looming and the victory of an undesirable political candidate within the realm of probability (regardless of which side of the fence you are on), some chiropractors are looking to exit the madness called Medicare.  Even during non-election years, frustrated chiropractors are seeking ways to reduce their Medicare woes and increase the chances of some profits beyond the paltry …

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