Your Chiropractic Practice Model: Accountable Care Organizations

Your Chiropractic Practice Model: Accountable Care Organizations An accountable care organization (ACO) is a type of payment and health care delivery model established by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. It ties provider reimbursements to quality metrics and reductions in the total cost of care for an assigned population of patients. While chiropractors are not eligible […]

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Your Chiropractic Practice Model: Medical Home Model 

Your Chiropractic Practice Model: Medical Home Model  The medical home also known as the patient-centered medical home (PCMH), is a team based health care delivery model led by a physician that provides comprehensive and continuous medical care to patients with the goal of obtaining maximized health outcomes. The PCMH has been proposed as a model […]

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Multidisciplinary Practice: Don’t Wing It! – Tips 4 & 5

Multidisciplinary Practice: Don’t Wing It! Tip 4 & 5 Don’t know the costs? Without proper management, the increased overhead associated with additional professional staff members can drain your bottom line and tax your ability to produce a return on your investment. In the area of financial management, it is essential to seek professional advice. Before […]

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Multidisciplinary Practice: Don’t Wing It! – Tip 3

Multidisciplinary Practice: Don’t Wing It! Tip 3 Don’t know the coding rules? The coding rules for both chiropractic and multidisciplinary practices are regulated by a Federal Agency, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). They leave no room for creativity or practice-specific interpretation. CMS oversight views these regulations in black and white, with no […]

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Multidisciplinary Practice: Don’t Wing It – Tip 2

Multidisciplinary Practice: Don’t Wing It Tip 2 Don’t know the staffing requirements? The professionals most frequently associated with chiropractors in a multidisciplinary setting are Massage Therapists (21.3%), Medical Doctors (12.3%), Physical Therapists (11.2%), and Acupuncturists (9.0%). State-specific Chiropractic, Medical, and Physical Therapy Practices Acts regulate the scope of practice of each of their respective professions. […]

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The Physician Compare Website

The Physician Compare Website Physician Compare 30-Day Preview Period Extended to 12/1/17 On October 18, CMS opened the 30-Day Preview Period for the 2016 performance information targeted to be publicly reported on Physician Compare starting in December 2017. The preview was scheduled to end on November 17 at 8pm ET. Due to a technical issue preventing the data […]

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Multidisciplinary Practice: Don’t Wing It – Tip 1

Multidisciplinary Practice: Don’t Wing It Tip 1 As multidisciplinary practice has increased in popularity over the last few years, I have become aware of a troubling trend. More and more chiropractors are undertaking the conversion of their chiropractic practice into a multidisciplinary practice without the legal and managerial assistance of professionals experienced in this highly […]

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Expand Your Services and Add New Technologies

Expand Your Services and Add New Technologies Expand Your Services One way to grow your practice is by offering new products services. There are many services that are compatible with chiropractic care. Nutritional supplements, orthotics and supports are natural compliments to chiropractic care. Massage therapy, acupuncture and exercise therapy are high demand procedures that fit […]

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How to Make Your Chiropractic Practice Grow – Maintain Current Patients and Attract New

How to Make Your Chiropractic Practice Grow – How to Maintain Current Patients and Attract New Patients Maintain Current Patients Although it is normal to lose some patients, you can advance your chiropractic practice by maintaining as many as possible. According to expert practice builders, twenty-five percent of your marketing efforts should be focused on […]

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National Chiropractic Health Month 2017: Campaign Toolkit

National Chiropractic Health Month 2017: Campaign Toolkit re you a member of the public who would like more information about how chiropractic services may help reduce/eliminate the need for opioids? Click here!  During National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) 2017 this October, the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) will share back injury prevention and strengthening tips as well as […]

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How to Make Your Chiropractic Practice Grow – Market Internally

How to Make Your Chiropractic Practice Grow – Market Internally Internal marketing and word-of-mouth advertising are the best two ways to attract new patients. They are also the least expensive methods of advertising. Word-of-mouth is spread mostly by people who come to you for chiropractic services and are pleased with your work. Patients who are […]

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How to Make Your Chiropractic Practice Grow – Review Your Software

How to Make Your Chiropractic Practice Grow – Review Your Software If you are serious about expanding your chiropractic practice, you must be sure the software system you have in place will accommodate the growth and the requirements of electronic records management. If you’re unsure if you have the right software, you will need to […]

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How to Make Your Chiropractic Practice Grow – Tip 1

How to Make Your Chiropractic Practice Grow – Tip 1 Building a successful chiropractic practice can be a competitive business. You must continually advance your practice by attracting new patients, maintaining the ones you already have and incorporating new technologies and techniques. This is something you must do continually or your practice will stagnate rather than expand. […]

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Chiropractic Practice Building Tips

Chiropractic Practice Building Tips 11 & 12 Manage Your Online Presence Effectively Tip 11 More likely than not, your next new patient will search for your practice online. Your ability to manage and maximize your online presence may make the difference between your practice being discovered by new patients or deciding to try one of […]

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Chiropractic Practice Building Tips

Chiropractic Practice Building Tips 9 & 10 Have A Consistent Message Tip 9 Get your entire practice team on the same page when it comes to delivering a consistent message about what you do to your patients. Your message becomes most valuable when your patients hear it reinforced on a consistent basis. Repetition over time […]

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Chiropractic Practice Building Tips

Chiropractic Practice Building Tips 7 & 8 Don’t Take It Too Seriously Tip 7 It has been said that laughter is the best medicine. Humor has a way of creating a strong bond between your practice team members and your patients alike. I have been in chiropractic practices where the tension is so thick that […]

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Chiropractic Practice Building Tips

Chiropractic Practice Building Tips 5 & 6 Do Your Homework When Hiring Tip 5 There are times in the lifecycle of every practice when it becomes necessary to hire a new team member. It may be that your practice has grown and you need to expand your team or that you need to replace an […]

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Chiropractic Practice Building Tips

Chiropractic Practice Building Tips 3 & 4 Answer the Telephone with a Smile Tip 3 The telephone could be the Achilles’ heel of your practice. It is the connection between your practice and all current and potential new patients. How the members of your practice team answer an inbound call is vital to your success. […]

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New Medicare ABN Form Mandatory June 21, 2017

New Medicare ABN Form Mandatory June 21, 2017 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has revised the Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Non-coverage (ABN) Form. The revised Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Non-coverage (ABN), Form CMS-R-131, is issued to the patient or client by providers, physicians, practitioners, and suppliers in situations where Medicare payment is […]

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Chiropractic Practice Building Tips

Chiropractic Practice Building Tips 1 & 2 Stop Talking and Listen: Chiropractic Practice Building Tip #1 Every one of your patients has a unique story that they would like to tell. Let your patients tell their story before you begin telling them what you want them to hear about chiropractic. Ask your patients about their […]

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