The question “Does my insurance cover chiropractic care” is the ongoing question chiropractic offices have struggled with for years. Unfortunately, when it comes to insurance, coverage often varies between payers — even varying between plans for a single payer so there isn’t one easy answer.
Medicare creates and maintains the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edits and NCCI Policy Manual, which identify code pair edits. When performed on the same patient, on the same day, and by the same provider, the secondary code is considered an integral part of the primary code, and payment for …
In this webinar, Dr. Marty Kotlar (certified coding and compliance expert) will discuss new patient essentials as it relates to the initial paperwork, cash plans, deductibles and wellness care. You’ll also learn how to eliminate insurance and the in-network vs. out-of-network pros and cons.
Are you seeing $5,000, $7,500, and even $10,000 deductibles? We’re hearing doctors from every state tell us they can’t believe how high patients’ insurance deductibles are getting. Some are even reporting patient copays of $50 – $60. (That’s more than most docs charge for their adjustment!) When accepting insurance, do you know that you CAN’T discount services that apply to these large deductibles? And you can’t treat them as “cash” patients. There is a way to overcome this problem of rising deductibles & copays and collect more cash – all while still accepting insurance. This one strategy alone will help you increase your case acceptance, even when patients have $10,000 deductibles. Join Dr. Miles Bodzin for this information-packed presentation. If you’re going to be able to serve your communities and sleep well at night, you need this information.
Join Dr. Tom Necela of The Strategic Chiropractor to learn why outsourcing insurance verifications can be an ideal solution to fix one of the biggest insurance headaches that plagues chiropractors and their staff. Virtually every chiropractor agrees that insurance verifications are both a necessary evil and a huge waste of staff time. In this webinar, Dr. Necela will discuss how to increase your profits, save time and decrease overhead by utilizing a simple outsourcing strategy that any chiropractic office can employ!
In this webinar, Dr. Marty Kotlar (certified coding and compliance expert) will discuss how to handle high deductibles, pre-pays, discounts, hardships and in-network vs. out-of- network care plans. Learn what the OIG is looking for when it comes to discounts and offering free services.
Identity theft has become a major problem in the United States. As a prevention measure, the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services (CMS) is readying a fraud prevention initiative that removes Social Security numbers from Medicare cards to help combat identity theft, and safeguard taxpayer dollars.
We have been leaving box 14 on the 1500 claim form blank for Medicare claims and are getting denials. Could this be why?
Whiplash Damages in Rear-end Collisions – The Patient’s Dilemma:
The rear-end collision is a major cause of cervical spine injuries which often require treatment by chiropractors and other health care practitioners. Claims adjusters trivialize soft tissue injuries [it’s “only” a sprain or strain] but whiplash is real and so are the damages that come with it.
Are you having a difficult time getting reimbursed? Are claims being denied because the insurance classifies everything as maintenance?