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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ALERT!  Major Medicare DME Change

ALERT!  Major Medicare DME Change As of January 1, 2021, Medicare DME will implement the Competitive Bid Program for a category of Medicare DME that includes various supplies such as lumbar braces and knee braces.  For those Chiropractors currently involved and certified to bill Medicare DME, the program will undergo a major and significant change […]

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Master Social Media to Grow Your Practice – Tip 6

Master Social Media to Grow Your Practice – Tip 6 Be Committed to Building Your Following Building a strong social media following requires you to be active in your efforts. When you follow other people on social media, a percentage of them will follow you back. Make a habit of following people and interacting with […]

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Ransomware, What Do I Need to Know to Protect My Practice?

Ransomware, What Do I Need to Know to Protect My Practice? Is Ransomware as Scary as People Make It Seem? Ransomware is scary for those who are unprepared.   We have had clients that are completely shut down after a ransomware attack.  Others who have had a HIPAA breach.  It is stressful, time-consuming and can be […]

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Master Social Media to Grow Your Practice – Tip 5

Master Social Media to Grow Your Practice – Tip 5 Make Use of Geotags and Check-Ins Geotagging your practice location is a sure way to increase your local following. When you tag your location it is a signal that you are part of your local community. This engenders greater affection from local consumers, who prefer to […]

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Master Social Media to Grow Your Practice – Tip 4

Master Social Media to Grow Your Practice – Tip 4 Include Live Video  Without a doubt, video is the most popular type of content in terms of user engagement. The advent of live video has helped to push its effectiveness to the highest level. Facebook advises brands to utilize their Facebook Live feature. Due to […]

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Top 10 reasons to raise profitability by adding Decompression

Top 10 reasons to raise profitability by adding Decompression As a chiropractic coach, I am often asked what the easiest way is to make more money. My answer is hard work! Many offices are looking for the fairy godmother of profitability. Where decompression will not automatically rain money, it can be very profitable. Offer an […]

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Improving Team Culture Maintain A Positive Attitude

Improving Team Culture Maintain A Positive Attitude It’s important to note that team culture is only as good as your weakest team member.  A football team will not win the game is the quarterback refuses to play.  I speak to chiropractic offices all the time and the staff thinks it’s the doctor’s fault and the […]

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Master Social Media to Grow Your Practice – Tip 3

Master Social Media to Grow Your Practice – Tip 3 Tag Influencers in Social Media Posts A great tactic to capture more exposure for your social media posts is to tag other people. Just like posts with hashtags, tagged posts are a bulletproof tactic on every major social media network. With tactical tagging, you tap […]

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Master Social Media to Grow Your Practice – Tip 2

Master Social Media to Grow Your Practice – Tip 2 Express Your Personality  Aim to be genuine on social media. Consumers are savvy to constructed stories and are drawn to authenticity. Examine the brands that you follow. Most likely they have a personality that relates what is special or unique about them. Most successful practices […]

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As part of the HIPAA Security Rule, there is a standard that refers to the Device and Media Controls. 

As part of the HIPAA Security Rule, there is a standard that refers to the Device and Media Controls. What is a device according to HIPAA Security Rule? Devices are anything digital you may use in the practice that may access or save digital information including ePHI.  Computers, laptops, printers, scanners, fax, tablets, etc. Remember […]

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Master Social Media To Grow to Grow Your Practice – Tip 1

Master Social Media To Grow – Tip 1 Tell Great Stories Consumers disengage when they are bombarded with impersonal messages and spam, so posting generic content is far from effective. What resonates with people most on social media is social storytelling. Story-based posts that don’t have a “call to action” or link included can foster […]

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