Consultant Articles

10-Point SOAP Note Checklist

10-Point SOAP Note Checklist

by Marty Kotlar, DC, CPCO, CBCS • President of Target Coding • Question: Dr. Kotlar, I do not think my SOAP notes would pass an insurance audit. How do I know if they’re good enough? What can I do to ensure SOAP note compliance? Answer:...

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Use Table Talk to Increase Referrals & Retention

Use Table Talk to Increase Referrals & Retention

by Mark Sanna, DC, ACRB Level II, FICC • President & CEO Breakthrough Coaching • Patient education is a never-ending process. Your responsibility for patient education begins as a “grassroots” effort. You can’t begin to compete with...

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CMS Releases Fee Schedule for 2023

CMS Releases Fee Schedule for 2023

by Mario Fucinari • DC, CPCO, CPPM •The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that includes updates and policy changes for Medicare payments under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS), effective on or after...

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Do Medicare Advantage Plans Pay for Chiropractic Care?

Do Medicare Advantage Plans Pay for Chiropractic Care?

by Marty Kotlar, DC, CPCO, CBCS • President of Target Coding • Question: Dr. Kotlar, I recently received many Medicare Advantage plan patients coming to my practice.  Are Medicare Advantage plans the same as traditional Medicare Part B...

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HIPAA Rules and Social Media

HIPAA Rules and Social Media

by Mario Fucinari • DC, CPCO, CPPM •HIPAA privacy rules were enacted in 1996; the Security Rule came later in 1998. When the regulations were enacted, social media networks such as Facebook were not yet launched. Social media has replaced traditional...

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I Was Investigated And Here’s What I Learned

I Was Investigated And Here’s What I Learned

by Miles Bodzin, D.C. • CEO of Cash Practice Systems • Many years ago I was reported to my state licensing board by another chiropractor who did not like what I was teaching. Turns out, it’s not so uncommon to be reported by another...

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Be Ready When CAs Need to Step Up

Be Ready When CAs Need to Step Up

by Mark Sanna, DC, ACRB Level II, FICC • President & CEO Breakthrough Coaching • Most practices have employees with different levels of potential. The key is for practice owners and managers to identify team members with the right...

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A Date with Box 14

A Date with Box 14

by Mario Fucinari • DC, CPCO, CPPM •Medicare has announced that audits have resumed as part of the contractor’s responsibilities.  While it is true that typically they are just “fishing,” certain information you send in with your claims may trigger an...

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Four Practical Steps to Freeing Up Time

Four Practical Steps to Freeing Up Time

by Holly Jensen • Chief Operations Officer for Cash Practice Systems • “I just need a few more hours in the day!”  Have you ever had one of those days where you’ve said that? Maybe you’re having one of those days right now! No matter...

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Use Webinars to Grow Your Practice

Use Webinars to Grow Your Practice

by Mark Sanna, DC, ACRB Level II, FICC • President & CEO Breakthrough Coaching • Webinars are an easy, cost-effective way to promote your chiropractic practice. These live, web-based seminars can help build your relationships with...

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The Impact of the Failure to Forecast Care

The Impact of the Failure to Forecast Care

by Miles Bodzin, D.C. • CEO of Cash Practice Systems • You’ve all heard it said before.  “Once you go to a chiropractor, you have to go for the rest of your life.”  And it’s not usually said as a compliment.  When chiropractors hear...

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