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Getting Around a Payer’s Chiropractic Pre-Authorizations: Are There Possible Exceptions?

Patients, providers and staff alike are frequently frustrated by chiropractic pre-authorizations.  But unfortunately, the process is likely here to stay and, in many states, getting much more common. After all, by installing chiropractic pre-authorizations, insurance payers create an effective way to block the patients from truly accessing the benefits they have paid for and, simultaneously, setting you (the contracted provider) …

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MORE Chiropractic Audit Errors You Need to Fight (Part 2)

In Part One of this post (5 Chiropractic Audit Errors You Need to Fight), we discussed the fact that audit errors are common and that they absolutely need to be appealed or fought. Specifically, we mentioned three that you would need to get your boxing gloves on for: Statistical Extrapolation Failure to Adhere to Appeal Guidelines Improperly Offsetting Checks In …

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How to Fight Offset Payment Audits Against Your Chiropractic Practice

It’s bad enough to be on the receiving end of an audit. But what produces pure frustration AND a feeling of powerlessness is when payers recoup your money by offsetting payments from future checks regardless of whether they had the right to recover their money in that fashion (or at all). Unfortunately, I’ve done far more than my fair share …

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How to Reject Chiropractic Refund Requests in 2015

5 years ago I wrote an article in Dynamic Chiropractic magazine entitled “What to Do About Refund Requests” that struck a collective nerve throughout our profession and beyond. In that article, I offered a sample letter to “reject” the payer’s request for repayment (which still should be your proper course of action in the majority of cases). Since that time, …

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The Top 6 Reasons Your Chiropractic Claims are Denied, Delayed or Paid Incorrectly

Chiropractors make many mistakes, but statistically speaking here are the reasons from the medical billing industry that things go wrong, payments get denied, pending or cause your claims and your money to get held up at the insurance company:

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A Landmark Court Case For Chiropractors Fighting For Their Rights?

If you do PI work, you may want to forward this on to attorneys that you work with as it could prove helpful to future MVA cases. A recent case in the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that Expert witnesses who testify in medical liability lawsuits must be in the same specialty as the defendant physician. In Nicholas v. Mynster, …

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