smarter chiropractic seminar

Smarter Chiropractic in 2018 SUMMER SEMINAR! [Seattle]

Best Practices for Profitable & Compliant Chiropractic, Massage & Rehab Billing, Coding, Documentation & Business Strategies So You Can Work SMARTER in 2018, Not Harder!

Presented By:  Tom Necela, DC, CPC, CPMA, CCP-P of The Strategic Chiropractor

While the rest of your colleagues and competitors are watching their practice go through the summer slump, this one-day event will help ensure that you are on target to have your best year ever!

The waves of change continue to affect chiropractors and their business profits more than ever before.  New codes have arrived, pre-authorization programs are here to stay and the insurance plans continue to create more challenges for getting paid (and keeping your money). Even the “golden egg” of personal injury has aimed arrows at your fees, massage and more. Practice utilizing rehab in addition to chiropractic services are both booming and finding major challenges that can literally “bust” their bottom line as well.  Don’t get left behind or in the dark!

Don’t fall victim to the “summer slump” that leads into “Autumn anxiety” and a “Disappointing December” (and year overall)! Get ahead of the game, by protecting your practice and increasing your profits.  Here’s just some of what you will learn:

Insurance Updates You Need to Know

  • UHC Payment policy changes that affect your chiropractic reimbursements
  • Washington’s Pre-Auth Bill is in place — now what?  (Some OR docs also affected)
  • Regence Announces Audits of E/M and Modifier 25 (How to protect & defend yourself)
  • The Latest Updates on CPT & ICD-10 Code Affecting Chiropractors
  • How to Navigate the ASHN/Cigna merger mess
  • What to Do About “Double Dipping” Plans That Eat Your Massage & Rehab Benefits
  • Getting paid for non-covered services from Regence & Premera BCBS, UHC, Aetna & others
  • MORE Regence policy changes going into effect Summer 2018!


  • Updated ICD-10 Reference Sheets of Best Codes to Use
  • What’s Going on With Modifier 59 & the XE XS, XP, XU Replacements
  • Correct Coding for Chiropractic services
  • Getting Rehab coding right without triggering audits
  • Massage coding – keeping it simple and defensible
  • E/M codes you need to know
  • “No-code” mysteries solved!
  • Oddball Codes you wish you knew


  • Prepay Plans
  • Cash / TOS discounts (chiro & massage still a target!)
  • Hardship Agreements

Audits & Appeals

  • The E/M Audit Tool You Need to protect and defend your exams
  • The latest audit trends from BCBS & more
  • Most common dirty tricks” from Geico, StateFarm
  • Your #1 Best Defense to Fighting Post Payment Demands
  • 2 Appeals you need to know & use often
  • How to use your ERISA rights to fight back & win!


  • Documentation Strategies – Making it Simple and Efficient
  • The “new” note standards for Rehab – learn the easy or the hard way!
  • How to create compliant chiro note faster & better than you are currently doing
  • Massage – how to document accurately for 97124 or 97140
  • Learn EXACTLY how to code your Exams with our Easy E/M Template™

Business Strategies for 2018 and Beyond…

  • 5 Focus Factors $1M Practices Use to “Know and Grow” (How 5C’s = $1M+)
  • How to Collect More With Less Overhead by Increasing Efficiency
  • New Tools for Chiropractic Titans – Best Practices for Better Business Today & Tomorrow
  • How to Dump Bad Payers & Have Your Patients Stick With You Anyway

And Much More!!!



Saturday, August 11, 2018 [SEATTLE]


9am-4pm (1 hr lunch break, on your own)


[SEATTLE]  DoubleTree Hotel – Seattle Airport Southcenter16500 Southcenter Parkway, Seattle, WA 98188 


6 CE Credits Offered

(Check with your state to see requirements and our policies )

SEATTLE REGISTRATION –August 11, 2018 (click link below to register) 

*Note: when registering multiple attendees, please give names of all attendees in “COMMENTS” section of registration checkout page so that we may prepare a CE certificate in advance.


Most of our seminars sell out and there is limited seating for staff or multiple attendees – register early and please email info[at] for pricing for 4+ attendees.

If there is space, at the door registration is $299 PER PERSON (but we cannot guarantee there will be seats available).

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