Calendar

Feb
21
Thu
Parker Seminars – Las Vegas, NV
Feb 21 – Feb 23 all-day

DON’T MISS OUT SPONSORED SESSIONS!

Creating Profitable Care Plans with Compliant Fees & Discounts

Presented by: Holly Jensen

Room: Concorde C
Thursday, February 21, 2019: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Regardless of the type of practice, you operate (cash only, insurance-based, etc.), care plans are a critical component of patient retention. Join Holly Jensen as she reviews how to build out profitable care plans taking into consideration compliant fees and discounting practices.

Learning Objectives
– Understanding actual fees
– How to compliantly discount
– The anatomy of a care plan
– Learning how to create care plans with and without insurance
– Learning how to incorporate discounts into care plans (with or without insurance)

Foolproof Financial Report of Findings

Presented by: Margie Smith, DC

Room: Concorde C
Friday, February 22, 2019: 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Once you have successfully created a care plan for your patient, it’s time to discuss payment options. But what could be more uncomfortable than talking to someone about money? Join Dr. Margie Smith as she shares her top tools and strategies for feeling confident and comfortable during the financial report of findings. You will not only begin to love giving these reports but also have patients say “yes” to their care almost every time.

Learning Objectives
Learn how to best work together as a team to present a successful financial report of findings to a patient. Teaching will include communication strategies as well as the necessary components of a financial care plan.

Strengthening Cash Collections in a High Deductible World

Presented by: Miles Bodzin, DC

Room: Concorde C
Saturday, February 23, 2019: 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Whether your office accepts insurance or not, all chiropractors have had to “step up their game” when it comes to collecting cash from patients. Do you know the best strategies to make this happen? Join Dr. Miles Bodzin, the king of cash collections, as he discusses the best ways an office can strengthen their cash collection techniques.

Learning Objectives
Whether your office accepts insurance or not, all chiropractors have had to “step up their game” when it comes to collecting cash from patients. Do you know the best strategies to make this happen? Join Dr. Miles Bodzin, the king of cash collections, as he discusses the best ways an office can strengthen their cash collection techniques.

HIPAA and Patient Privacy Updates for 2019

Presented by: Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC, CCCA

Room: Champagne 4
Saturday, February 23, 2019: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Is your HIPAA Compliance program seriously outdated or non-existent? Have you been given the task to begin to understand HIPAA rules and regulations and to implement some key components of the HIPAA requirements? This HIPAA Privacy Update and Training will get you up to speed with the latest, most important information your practice needs. This risk management topic will outline the key areas of HIPAA failures, audit risks, and latest guidance. To maintain a quality HIPAA Compliance program, this succinct and easy to understand program will provide doctors and team members with the “to-do” list necessary to quickly execute the key components in your practice, providing instant peace of mind.

Learning Objectives
• Be up-to-date with the latest HIPAA updates and risk areas as encouraged by the Office of Civil Rights (OCR), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
• Have an updated, refreshed understanding of HIPAA Privacy and the role the Privacy Officer is responsible for in your practice
• Review of the two most important elements in privacy: Customization of the Notice of Privacy Practices and Business Associate Agreement
• Knowledge of the significant role within HIPAA Security that the annual, required Risk Assessment (RA) plays in your program

Fully Resolve 99% of your Medicare Problems and Fears in 1 Hour

Presented by: Steven Conway, DC, DACBOH, J.D.

Room: Champagne 4
Saturday, February 23, 2019: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

This course will provide a definitive guide to Doctors of Chiropractic related to proper documentation of chiropractic services for Medicare beneficiaries. The course was designed through a coordinated effort by Dr. Steven Conway and Dr. Michael Jacklitch with CMS and the MAC’s Chief Medical Directors. This course is simultaneously being provided to the MAC claims reviewers to ensure all parties fully understand what is required for documentation of medical necessity. The results of this course have leveled the playing field and demonstrated significant and recorded decreases in the chiropractic documentation error ratio.

Learning Objectives
To provide chiropractors with the Medicare documentation criteria developed with CMS and the MACs.

Mar
8
Fri
Indiana State Chiropractic Association Spring Conference – Indianapolis, IN
Mar 8 – Mar 10 all-day

DON’T MISS OUR SPONSORED SPEAKER!

Insurance Coding and Medicare Compliance

Presented by: Scott Munsterman

(March 10) Sunday-4 hrs RM

Mar
9
Sat
Massachusetts Chiropractic Society Spring Meetings – Marlborough, MA
Mar 9 – Mar 10 all-day

DON’T MISS OUR SPONSORED SESSION!

Crucial Compliant Conversations for the Chiropractic Assistant

Presented by: Dr. Steve Avitabile
March 9, 2019 – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Course Description:
Non-compliance in healthcare can have very serious, and sometimes devastating consequences. There has been an increase in auditors and investigators disguising themselves as new patients in chiropractic offices across the country. Every conversation, starting with, “How much does it cost to see the doctor?” is now under scrutiny. It has never been more crucial to know what to say and when to say it when it comes to talking to patients about finances in your office. In this fast-paced and important training session, Dr. Steven Avitabile will take team members through sticky scenarios that are encountered in practice every day. CAs will leave this session with tips, scripts, and more confidence than ever when having these essential conversations.

Course Objectives:
Learn and execute techniques for effective financial communications with patients
Able to master discussions of patient finances in any situation
Gain a basic understanding of structuring and implementing a compliant financial policy
Become familiar with conducting a financial report of findings

Mar
14
Thu
Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference – Baltimore, MD
Mar 14 – Mar 16 all-day
Mar
21
Thu
Florida Chiropractic Assoc. NE Regional – St. Augustine, FL
Mar 21 – Mar 24 all-day
TIC Berkshire Experience 2019 – Williamstown, MA
Mar 21 – Mar 23 all-day
Mar
22
Fri
Montana Chiropractic Assoc. Annual Conference – Helena, MT
Mar 22 – Mar 23 all-day
North Carolina Chiropractic Assoc. Spring Conference – Pinehurst, NC
Mar 22 – Mar 24 all-day

DON’T MISS OUR SPONSORED SESSION!

Kristi Hudson, CPCO

CA Education: “Crucial Compliant Conversations for the Chiropractic Assistant”

Presented by: Kristi Hudson, CPCO
Saturday, March 23, 2019 – 9:00 am – 5:30 pm

Course Description:
Non-compliance in healthcare can have very serious, and sometimes devastating consequences. There has been an increase in auditors and investigators disguising themselves as new patients in chiropractic offices across the country. Every conversation, starting with, “How much does it cost to see the doctor?” is now under scrutiny. It has never been more crucial to know what to say and when to say it when it comes to talking to patients about finances in your office. In this fast-paced and important training session, Dr. Steven Avitabile will take team members through sticky scenarios that are encountered in practice every day. CAs will leave this session with tips, scripts, and more confidence than ever when having these essential conversations.

Course Objectives:
Learn and execute techniques for effective financial communications with patients
Able to master discussions of patient finances in any situation
Gain a basic understanding of structuring and implementing a compliant financial policy
Become familiar with conducting a financial report of findings

Mar
23
Sat
Mississippi Chiropractic Association Spring Seminar – Flowood, MS
Mar 23 – Mar 24 all-day
Mar
28
Thu
Chiropractic Rocks 2019 – Reno, NV
Mar 28 – Mar 30 all-day

DON’T MISS OUR SPONSORED SESSION!

HEALTHCARE AND RISK MANAGEMENT

Presented by: Dr. Steve Avitabile
March 29, 2019 – 11:30 a.m.

Target Coding CE Seminar at Sea – Departs Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Mar 28 – Apr 1 all-day

Marty Kotlar, DC, CPCO, CBCS

Marty Kotlar, DC, CPCO, CBCS

DON’T MISS OUT SPONSORED SPEAKER!

 

MARTY KOTLAR,
DC, CPCO, CBCS

Apr
5
Fri
Iowa Chiropractic Society Annual Convention – Des Moines, Iowa
Apr 5 – Apr 7 all-day
Apr
6
Sat
New York Chiropractic Council Annual Lyceum – Niagara Falls, NY
Apr 6 – Apr 7 all-day

DON’T MISS OUR SPONSORED SESSION!

Dr. Ty Talcott

HIPAA Compliance

Presented by: Dr. Ty Talcott
SATURDAY, APRIL 6TH, 2019 – 1:30 p.m.
2 CE Credits-Category 1

Apr
11
Thu
Florida Chiropractic Assoc. NW Regional – Panama City Beach, FL
Apr 11 – Apr 14 all-day
South Dakota Chiropractors Association Super Conference – Rapid City, SD
Apr 11 – Apr 13 all-day
Apr
12
Fri
New Mexico Chiropractic Association Annual Convention – Santa Ana Pueblo, NM
Apr 12 – Apr 13 all-day
Apr
19
Fri
ROOM 1 – Las Vegas, NV
Apr 19 – Apr 20 all-day
Apr
26
Fri
Idaho Association of Chiropractic Physicians Annual Convention – Boise, ID
Apr 26 – Apr 28 all-day

DON’T MISS OUR SPONSORED SESSION!

Kristi Hudson, CPCO

Crucial Compliant Conversations for the Chiropractic Assistant

Presented by: Kristi Hudson, CPCO
April 28, 2019 – 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Course Description:
Non-compliance in healthcare can have very serious, and sometimes devastating consequences. There has been an increase in auditors and investigators disguising themselves as new patients in chiropractic offices across the country. Every conversation, starting with, “How much does it cost to see the doctor?” is now under scrutiny. It has never been more crucial to know what to say and when to say it when it comes to talking to patients about finances in your office. In this fast-paced and important training session, Dr. Steven Avitabile will take team members through sticky scenarios that are encountered in practice every day. CAs will leave this session with tips, scripts, and more confidence than ever when having these essential conversations.

Course Objectives:
Learn and execute techniques for effective financial communications with patients
Able to master discussions of patient finances in any situation
Gain a basic understanding of structuring and implementing a compliant financial policy
Become familiar with conducting a financial report of findings

Michigan Association of Chiropractors Spring Convention – Kalamazoo, MI
Apr 26 – Apr 28 all-day

DON’T MISS OUR SPONSORED SPEAKER!

Dr. Steve Conway

North Dakota Chiropractic Association Annual Convention – West Fargo, ND
Apr 26 – Apr 28 all-day

DON’T MISS OUR SPONSORED SPEAKER!

Dr. Jay Greenstein