The Chiropractic “Tension Point” and Overcoming Fee Resistance

  Most chiropractors and their staff have an idea about the level of care they would most like to be giving their patients.  If you poll DC’s you will also find that many (if not the majority) of docs would love to be rendering either comprehensive or wellness based care. The “comprehensive” DC would like his patients to understand the …

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Sequestration! Why Your Medicare Payments for Chiropractic Services Seem Incorrect

[leadplayer_vid id=”5357E3F865F75″] Now that we are getting past the 60 day mark, many chiropractors have been noticing that there Medicare reimbursements seem a little off.  In other words, the payments aren’t exactly accurate with what they used to be. First, if you haven’t noticed, you should ask yourself a good hard question:  why?  Are you so poor at tracking your …

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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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Why 2012 Health Insurance Report Cards Are Bad News for Chiropractors

The National Health Insurance Report Cards recently celebrated its 5 year anniversary of giving geeks like me a lot of the dirt and data on how insurance is paying (or not paying). The 2012 version of the report cards were not very different from previous years. Although a few payers made improvements, most are woefully slow, problematic and downright secretive …

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Top 10 Chiropractic Fee Questions: How Much Can I Charge For…?

When I lecture on chiropractic billing, coding and documentation, I always get asked questions on fees.  Doctors want to know how much they can charge, how much they can discount and what types of discounts, fee systems and plans are legal or not.  Obviously, states differ in their opinions on some of these items, but here is my “top ten” …

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Whiz-BANG! Increase Income & Avoid Trouble with Chiropractic Technology

Even for chiropractors who are not quite gadget-geeky enough to have a bathroom like the one pictured above, the writing on the wall is clear: the future of all business, including healthcare, is becoming increasingly dependent on technology. I have met the rare bird who refuses to use a computer, cell phone or debit card and I am sure they …

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How Can You Increase Your Chiropractic Income Without Working More?

At one point in time, virtually every business owner – chiropractors included – has asked the question “How can I improve my income?”   Today’s post will discuss this mega-dilemma of nearly all entrepreneurs. Before we discuss potential solutions, allow me to throw another question at you: HOW do you want to increase your income?

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12 Things Chiropractors Will Have to Change in 2012 (Part 2)

For the previous article in this series, see 12 Things Chiropractors Have to Change in 2012 (Part 1) 5) Be on the A/R Alert. As predicted, the latest statistical surveys on the economics of medicine (including chiropractic) have indicated that small physician and hospital Accounts Receivable are growing and “aging” across the board. Translation: it’s taking longer to get your …

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5 Verification Mistakes That Chiropractors Make That Put Their Income at Risk!

As we discussed in my last post, Expedited Agreements and Other Fee Negotiation Scams Waged at Chiropractors, insurance payers are continually rolling out new tactics to avoid releasing claim payments or to minimize reimbursements. Accordingly, your standard operating procedures may longer be sufficient to get you paid for all the good work you do. One overlooked but vital tool to …

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Bad Debt is Killing Good Chiropractors

Too many chiropractors have a lingering problem with debt in their office  — and it is literally killing their practice and their profits. By debt, I am not talking about how much you owe on your student loans, your credit card or even how much business debt you may have due to capital expansion loans, lines of credit, etc. The …

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