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.

Selling Chiropractic Products and Billing Insurance

Many chiropractors have realized the benefits of offering products for sale to our patients.  Whether it’s the convenience factor for the patient, our ability to control quality or brand use, or the fact that we want to be able to help our patient’s outcomes, products make sense. Unfortunately, some chiropractors have a difficulty in making the sale of products make …

3 Quick Tips for Slow Times in Chiropractic

(Reading Time = 5 mins) Today’s blog post will give you three quick strategies to fix slow times…fast!! We Can’t Help You Recently a chiropractor contacted me to ask for help with getting his practice to be more profitable.  He loved my tagline “work smarter, not harder” and wished to move his business in that direction. Without being able to …

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 …

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 …

How Can I Increase My Chiropractic Income?

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. But before we discuss potential SOLUTIONS, let’s take a critical and closer look at the question, knowing that the only way to arrive at better answers is …

Handling Your Insurance Conflicts with Success

It’s a dilemma all too many offices face. You submit your claims to the insurance company, Medicare or other third party payer and…you expect to be paid. You check your mail, your clearinghouse submission file and perhaps even make a call to inquire about the status of your claim because the check simply has not arrived. And here is where …

Common Chiropractic Billing/Coding Questions From My Inbox

Today’s column is admittedly lighter fare as I will address the most common questions that fill my inbox on a daily basis in hopes of pointing many of you in the right direction at once.  Here they are, in no apparent order: How Do I Learn Proper Documentation, Coding, Billing procedures or teach them to my staff? The ACA offers …