Q/A: Can I Refuse to File a Patient’s Medical Insurance for an Auto Accident?

Question:
Can a Chiropractor refuse to file a patients Medical Insurance for an Auto Accident?
Answer:
There isn’t a simple answer to this question. It depends on who is responsible and state laws. Who is responsible (the auto insurance or the medical insurance) can depend on state requirements as well as who is …

The #1 most overlooked injury in PI, and it is found in over 90% of all cases

Presented by Tom Grant Jr. DC 
December 11, 2018 Tuesday @ 10:15 AM PT, 11:15 AM MT, 12:15 PM CT, 1:15 PM ET *How to recognize this injury *The most effective documentation terms to use *The best combination of ICD-10 codes to validate it
Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8562161323381676035

Q/A: What do I do When my State Doesn’t Require Pre-certifications for PI, but the Payer in Another State Does?

Question: 
In Pennsylvania for Personal Injury cases we do not need to go through specific care paths or get precertification in order to treat patients, however, in New Jersey (NJ), doctors that practice there are required to get that precertification. Our question is that when we bill a New Jersey auto …

Posture Rehab and Motor Control Exercise

Join the Posture Expert, Dr. Steven Weiniger, and find out why the American College of Physicians recommends motor control exercise (MCE) for low back pain over drugs and surgery. Learn how StrongPosture® MCE protocols synergizes with chiropractic by correlating the individual’s unique perceptions with objective benchmarks to systematically correct sensorimotor errors and functionally strengthen posture.

Q/A: I am Having Trouble with a Claim Rejection on my PI Claim. What do I do?

Question:

I have a patient that was involved in a PI case. His lawyers are asking that we bill his insurance company first. This particular patient has xxxx insurance and the clearing house is rejecting the claim based on “ERROR 3430-Invalid principal diagnosis code.” We lead with diagnosis code V43.52XA, could we change the position of the V43.52XA code? Or should we submit a paper claim for the case instead?

When is 97112 Neuromuscular Re-education Billable?

Q: I just received a note from an attorney regarding a patient who was rear ended about 40 mph and ended up with neuropathy in her upper and lower extremities. We treated her for about 3 months after previous care failed to give much relief. I used flexion distraction and deep muscle stimulation to break up adhesions from the injury and used the 97112 code of neuromuscular re-education. The insurance company said that code was not warranted for her spinal sprain diagnosis and denied all of the services. Do you know how I could justify it? It greatly improved her condition with each visit and the patient said we provided the greatest relief she received.

Liens and PI care — How to Make Them Work Better…

Liens have been the salvation and anathema for doctors involved in personal injury care treatments. While an essential part of extending needed injury recovery care to those whose insurance coverage is minimal to non-existent, they are not a fool-proof way to secure reimbursement. How do you protect yourself against insurers and attorneys who refuse to honor the agreement? This webinar will explore various methods that have proven to be successful in enforcing a lien to secure reimbursement of your skillful services.