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 …

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Mastering the ICD-10 “Phone Book” & Other Conversion Challenges

If you’ve spent any time digging into an ICD-10 Code Book, you’ve undoubtedly run across a big beef of mine. The wizards who wrote these codes apparently were great fans of that big yellow thing that now darkens your doorstep and gathers dust on your shelf known as a phone book. And as a testimony to their love for the …

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ICD-10 Chiropractic Codes Still Missing the Mark

  Despite all the buzz about ICD-10 being such a wonderful code set, the oncoming transition to ICD-10 still leaves chiropractors with many questions.  Yes, it is obviously more specific.  Yes, there are new codes that may be much needed (and many that are ludicrous).  But there are still some glaring problems that chiropractors will need to consider in their …

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Assessing Your Chiropractic Compliance Risks

The September 23, 2013 deadline for HIPAA Compliance via the Omnibus Rule is past.  Covered entities (every chiropractic office) are now “eligible” for audits from the Office of Civil Rights (HIPAA abuse violations) and the Department of Justice (criminal fraud investigations) for compliance related violations. Essentially, you have one of three choices: 1)      Hope your practice and procedures are compliant …

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Obamacare & Chiropractic: What You Can Do NOW To Protect Your Business!

The emails are coming in more furiously from chiropractors around the country who appear to be worried sick over Obamacare.  While a significant portion of the battle is political and will not be a discussion in this article, as a chiropractic business owner, there are definitely things you can do now to insulate yourself against what may be coming our …

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