7 Medicare Documentation Errors From Recent Chiropractic Audits

Medicare has been particularly active lately in attempting to educate chiropractors about errors that we have been making in respect to billing Medicare for chiropractic services.  Over the past month or so, several Medicare carriers (Noridian, Palmetto, NGS, etc) have held training sessions, webinars and teleseminars dedicated to reviewing “the rules” for proper chiropractic billing, coding and documentation in Medicare.  …

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?

How to Interpret Your Chiropractic Comparative Billing Report

This past week or so, 5000 chiropractors nationwide received a “present” in the mail in the form of a Chiropractic Comparative Billing Report (CBR).  Even though I had previously reported that this would happen (see my previous post “Medicare Releases Chiropractic’s Comparative Billing Report Pilot”), my email inbox now knows what it must feel like to be a postal carrier …

Random Thoughts Episode #136: Chiropractic Audits, Business Building & Success

I’m on the road for the next couple weeks traveling for a number of on-site consultations with clients so this blog post will be a summary of random thoughts on the most common questions that repeatedly brought to my e-mail inbox.

The Best of…Strategic Chiropractor Blog Flashbacks

In business and in life, it is helpful to go back and review the basics, to take a look at where you’ve been and where you want to go. Today’s blog post feature’s 3 links to our most popular columns of the past – in case you missed them – or in case you need “a refresher course.”  (pardon the …

Correcting Chiropractic Billing Snafus, Altering Records & Advice from Bob

In the wake of insurance denials, some chiropractors pose an interesting question in their attempt to get paid for what they do.  It is some variation of this: “If I billed something incorrectly…or the insurance company denied a particular service…or procedure A was bundled with procedure B…can I change my records/billing/coding so I can get paid for this?” Certainly, my …