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The Impact of Medicare Fee Cuts on Your Chiropractic Practice

Despite the best efforts, lobbying and protests of every major physician association (including the American Chiropractors Association and the International Chiropractors Association), the 21% Medicare fee cuts are still scheduled for April 1, 2010. For those of you who hope to lessen the blow of this bad news by taking comfort in the fact that a relatively small portion of …

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The Power of Reciprocity & The Price of Indifference in the Chiropractic Office

Today’s topic: reciprocity.  Or more specifically, how to harness the powers behind this principle to help you improve patient relations, your business and your bottom line. And how to avoid the price of indifference on the part of your patients. Let’s begin: First coined in 1766, Webster defines Reciprocity as: the quality or state of being reciprocal : mutual dependence, …

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Overworked Chiropractors, Under-Producing Chiropractic Practices

I guess it happens to the best of us. After writing over 300 weekly newsletter/blogs over the past several years, I finally missed one.  Technically, it was written. But circumstances prevented me from getting it published online in a format you could read.  Translation: virus, system crash, and a conglomeration of computer-generated evils descended upon me this past week! Ironically, …

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Changing with the Times in Chiropractic

Although some pundits have declared that the worst of the recession is over, I know that some offices are seeing the pinch of the slow economy and/or the holiday season on their patient’s finances.  And while it may be true that you cannot get “blood from a stone,” don’t take comfort in all the talk of economic doom and gloom …

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Your Toughest Chiropractic Billing, Coding, Documentation Questions Answered – FREE!

You are invited as a guest to Join Tom Necela, DC, CPC, CPMA — Certified Professional Coder, Certified Professional Medical Auditor, former Insurance Claims Analyst, and current President of The Strategic Chiropractor — for a special FREE 60 minute Webinar! FREE WEBINAR! Thursday December 17, 2009 — 9 am PST/10 am MST/11 am CST/Noon EST So… Bring your TOUGHEST questions …

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Three Investments You Need to Make in Your Chiropractic Practice

By the time many of you read this, we will be nearing Thanksgiving, Black Friday, the official start of the holiday season and for some of you, the worst time of the year for your chiropractic practice. In fact, I have spoken to quite of few of you recently who are getting downright cranky that the holidays are approaching and …

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The Top 3.5 Ways to Save Money in Your Chiropractic Practice

Many chiropractors today are seeking ways to increase revenue and reduce the costs of practice operations.  In today’s post, I will share with you a few excellent ways that I have found to help curb expenditures so that there can be “more money than month.” 1. Know the costs of providing your services. At my seminars, I am frequently asked about …

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Why Start Your Chiropractic Practice in the First Place?

I’ve been thinking yet again about what it means to be in practice, talking with several successful entrepreneurs who have built multi-million dollar businesses (in chiropractic, dentistry, construction, real estate and – believe it or not – vending machines) and who have gone through the cycle of starting up new businesses (some several times over). This “extra” thinking may be …

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Supersize Your Chiropractic Practice, Borrow Brilliance, Mash Mediocrity

From the emails I have been receiving lately, it would appear that the current events in our country, the economy and the uncertainty of the healthcare marketplace have more than a few chiropractors seriously worried about their future. Rather than dwell on circumstances that are largely beyond our control, here are some strategies for transforming negativity and unpredictability into opportunities …

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