How to Avoid the Chiropractic Documentation Slow Down

Recent surveys have indicated that EMRs are causing doctors to lose 48 minutes per day (literally slowing down their pace) which is…umm…exactly the opposite of most chiropractor’s goals for utilizing an EMR system and for  accelerating their practice growth in general. But this is largely the doctor’s fault and totally preventable, in my opinion. I know that you didn’t want …

Chiropractic EHR Traps to Avoid

  Even as the EMR stimulus window winds down, the chiropractic EMR race continues to be a fierce competition for your dollars. On top of that, ICD-10 requirements will definitely push things over the top in terms of motivating many to get an EMR system. In your search for the best fit EMR system, be careful of a few “traps” that are hiding in …

Using Your EMR or Billing Software to Stimulate Chiropractic Practice Growth in 2014

Undoubtedly you have seen plenty of advertisements and received numerous solicitations from Chiropractic EMR, Billing and Practice Management Software vendors. Their pitches to simplify your life, make your practice more efficient, earn you stimulus funds and do everything this side of massaging your tootsies are hard to escape. One potential use for software stands out as massive untapped and seldom …

Will Chiropractors Incur Penalties for No Meaningful Use?

A lot has been spoken about Medicare incentives in connection with demonstrating meaningful use via your EMR program.  Understandably, many chiropractors are growing tired of the nearly endless assault of stimulus ads by software companies touting how much money you can potentially earn back by using their certified program. This is not to say these ads are untrue.  Meaningful use …

New Rules & Regulations For Chiropractors Anger 39 Healthcare Associations

If you think the pace of all the new rules and regulations is a little too much like a runaway train, you are not alone! EHR, HIPAA 5010, ICD-10, OIG Compliance, Medicare PRQI, etc, etc In fact, 39 different healthcare associations have told the Feds to just slow down and quit interfering with our businesses by giving us new hoops …

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 …