COVID-19 Social Distancing Signs and Floor Decals

COVID-19 Social Distancing Signs and Floor Decals Now is the time to making your practice’s hygiene efforts conspicuous. Post signage at your entry doors alerting patients that they should not enter if they have symptoms of COVID-19 has had contact with someone who has been exposed to the virus or has traveled out of the […]

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Rare Opportunity for DCs to Become a DME Provider with No Fees

Rare Opportunity for DCs to Become a DME Provider Dear Breakthrough Coaching Member, Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the requirement for DME Accreditation on the physical plant has been dropped for DCs. This process used to take four months.  In addition, there are no FBI fingerprinting or site visits required. Medicare has also dropped the […]

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CARES ACT Provider Relief Fund

CARES ACT Provider Relief Fund Most likely you had a nice surprise when you checked your practice bank account this morning. Today was the first day that providers who treat Medicare patients received their piece of the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund. The CARES Act Provider Relief Fund is a program that provides $100 billion […]

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Effects of Cervical High-Velocity Low-Amplitude Techniques on Range of Motion, Strength Performance, and Cardiovascular Outcomes

  A ChiroSecure Research Update      Abstract Cervicogenic headache is a disabling headache where pharmacological management has limited effect. Thus, non-pharmacological management is warranted. Our objective was therefore to investigate the efficacy of chiropractic spinal manipulative therapy versus placebo (sham manipulation) and control (continued usual but non-manual management) for cervicogenic headache in a prospective […]

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Summary of Bipartisan Agreement on “CARES” Act

Summary of Bipartisan Agreement on “CARES” Act Released Wednesday, March 25, 2020 NOTE: Summary of Bipartisan Agreement on “CARES” Act Released Wednesday, March 25, 2020 The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will revise this document as it continues to review the bill. Summary as of 9:00 AM Thursday, March 26. Bill text can be found: here. […]

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BREAKING: House Passes Historic, $2.2 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill

BREAKING: House Passes Historic, $2.2 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue bill as the pandemic continues taking a devastating toll on the U.S. economy and health care system. The House passed the sprawling measure Friday afternoon after almost five hours of debate, by a voice vote. The measure […]

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Blood pressure changes in African American patients receiving chiropractic care in a teaching clinic: a preliminary study

A ChiroSecure Research Update Abstract The purpose of this preliminary study was to determine if a course of chiropractic care would change blood pressure measurements in African American patients and to determine if a study was feasible in a chiropractic teaching clinic. Discussion Twenty-four African American patients received chiropractic care in a chiropractic teaching clinic […]

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Billing for Telemedicine in Chiropractic

Billing for Telemedicine in Chiropractic Twenty percent of Americans live in rural areas, but they are only served by nine percent of health care providers. Telemedicine is a way for these patients to be able interact with providers when it may be difficult or impractical to see them in person. These types of encounters could provide revenue to […]

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Defending Against COVID19 Cyber Scams

Defending Against COVID19 Cyber Scams The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warns individuals to remain vigilant for scams related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Cyber actors may send emails with malicious attachments or links to fraudulent websites to trick victims into revealing sensitive information or donating to fraudulent charities or causes. Exercise caution in […]

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COVID-19: TIPS FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS

COVID-19: TIPS FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS As COVID-19 concerns continue to grow, we have been receiving more and more inquiries regarding matters that impact our clients’ businesses. Below are some tips we hope you find useful. We remain ready and willing to answer your questions as they arise. Tips for Health Care Providers: (1) Check […]

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CMS Moves to Allow Digital Communications by PTs

CMS Moves to Allow Digital Communications by PTs The new regulatory waivers will allow PTs, OTs, and SLPs to engage in patient-initiated “e-visits” for purposes of assessment and management services. In the federal government’s rapidly evolving response to the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has announced that it is easing […]

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NEW BILL REQUIRES PAID LEAVE FOR EMPLOYEES AFFECTED BY CORONAVIRUS

NEW BILL REQUIRES PAID LEAVE FOR EMPLOYEES AFFECTED BY CORONAVIRUS On March 18, 2020, the Senate passed a revised version of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act in order to address concerns related to the coronavirus emergency. The President is expected to sign the bill into law. Employers should take the time to understand the […]

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Expansion of Telehealth With 1135 Waiver

EXPANSION OF TELEHEALTH WITH 1135 WAIVER MEDICARE TELEMEDICINE HEALTH CARE PROVIDER FACT SHEET Medicare coverage and payment of virtual services https://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/News/2020/03/17/E-VisitsCMSCoronavirus/ INTRODUCTION: Under President Trump’s leadership, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has broadened access to Medicare telehealth services so that beneficiaries can receive a wider range of services from their doctors without […]

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Outcomes of Pregnant Patients With Low Back Pain Undergoing Chiropractic Treatment – From ChiroSecure

 A ChiroSecure Research Update Outcomes of Pregnant Patients With Low Back Pain Undergoing Chiropractic Treatment Abstract The purpose of an outcome study of pregnant patients with low back or pelvic pain undergoing chiropractic was 1) to report outcomes in receiving chiropractic treatment; 2) to compare outcomes from subgroups; 3) to assess predictors of outcome.  […]

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COVID-19 FAQs for Healthcare Employers from Breakthrough Coaching 

COVID-19 FAQs for Healthcare Employers from Breakthrough Coaching Thank you to the experienced attorneys of Jackson LLP serving independent practices of all types in Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, New York, Connecticut, Florida, and California for this update. We address common questions about how to handle the crisis in your independent practice without creating new legal headaches that […]

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Chiropractic treatment for active duty, U.S. military personnel with low back pain

 A ChiroSecure Research Update Assessment of chiropractic treatment for active duty, U.S. military personnel with low back pain: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Abstract Low back pain is highly prevalent and one of the most common causes of disability in U.S. armed forces personnel. Currently, no single therapeutic method has been established […]

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Meditation and Mindfulness 

Meditation and Mindfulness  Meditation and mindfulness are not just buzz words in today’s society. They are proven strategies to help us combat the internal and external stressors we face daily. Stress hurts us physically, mentally, and emotionally in many facets of our lives: We’re less effective. When stressed, it can take up to 50% longer for us to […]

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Workers’ Compensation Update

Workers’ Compensation Update by: NYSCA Joint Legislative Task Force Category: Insurance News Dec 16, 2019 Please be advised that the proposed increase to the chiropractic conversion factor will be going into effect on January 1, 2020, as anticipated. This change recognizes the need for parity in the Workers Compensation system and represents a positive step forward in […]

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Prepare for Microsoft Support Changes 

Prepare for Microsoft Support Changes Just as Microsoft ended support of Windows XP in 2014, it is officially ending support of Windows 7 in January of 2020. Therefore, you must either upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 or replace it with a new Windows 10 PC to be HIPAA compliant and protected from hackers. […]

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Google to Ban Ads for Stem Cell Therapies

Google to Ban Ads for Stem Cell Therapies Alicia Ault September 06, 2019 Google has announced a broad ban on ads on its platform for a range of unproven medical procedures, including stem cell and gene therapies that have not been tested in rigorous clinical trials. “Today, we’re announcing a new Healthcare and medicines policy to prohibit […]

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