Chiropractic is Still Showing up on the OIG Work Plan

The Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) mission is to protect the integrity of Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) programs as well as the health and welfare of program beneficiaries.  They are dedicated to combating fraud, waste and abuse and to improving the efficiency of HHS programs, such as …

Everything a Chiropractor Needs to Know About 97110, Therapeutic Exercises

97110, Therapeutic Exercises, is one of the most commonly used CPT codes for Chiropractors. Unfortunately it is also misunderstood and misused far too often. For instance, did you know that it should not be reported with modifier 52, ever? Find out all you need to know about this code in the 2016 ChiroCode DeskBook Common Procedure Codes chapter.

Appointments, Reminders, Text Messaging, and HIPAA

As more and more people are using mobile and wireless devices, a new term – mHealth – has emerged. According to a National Institute of Health consensus group, mHealth is “the use of mobile and wireless devices to improve health outcomes, healthcare services and health research.” Historically, the biggest gaps and HIPAA violations have been linked to …