Why ICD-10 Has Been Bad For PI Cases (& What to Do About It)

Historically, chiropractors have enjoyed good success in personal injury work but the changes brought on by ICD-10 have not seemed to help in the matter and from the emails and comments we receive at our chiropractic seminars, it appears there is a good portion of the profession made significantly worse by ICD-10 when it comes to chiropractic personal injury work. …

These Auto Injury Payers are Ready for ICD-10 and These are…

As I stated in a previous article, these payers have been frustratingly quiet about what their plans are in respect to ICD-10 and virtually no information has been clearly stated online. And since PI carriers are technically exempt from HIPAA, this has led to a little anxiety and a lot of confusion from chiropractors wondering how they will bill auto …

Regence Clarifies Chiropractic ICD-10 Implementation Questions

For those of you who have been diligently preparing for ICD-10, you have perhaps noticed a curious and frustrating lack of clarity on behalf of how payers are responding (or not responding) to the transition process. At my recent ICD-10 Intensive Workshops, a few common questions kept coming up in regards to how different payers were handling ICD-10 preparations and …

How Will PI & WC Carriers Handle Chiropractic Claims in ICD-10?

One of the most common questions I’ve been getting at my ICD-10 Intensive Workshops is in regards to implementing ICD-10 with Auto Insurance Carriers (PIP, MedPay) and with Worker’s Compensation Insurance. While everyone understands that Auto and WC carriers have a different relationship with you (the provider) than commercial payers, there appears to be some major confusion as to exactly …

The ICD-10 Code Converter Iceberg (& How to Avoid It)

As all of healthcare creeps closer to the ICD-10 deadline, there are a few mistakes that chiropractors want to avoid during their training and implementation. In today’s post, we will start with perhaps the most innocent (and dangerous) errors: the code converter “iceberg.” Here’s how to avoid this mistake: The Code Converter Iceberg Many chiropractors naively assume that the crosswalk …