How to Grow Your Practice by Hiring the Right People
Your number one problem is Who, not what. What refers to the services you provide, the products you sell, and the strategies you use to build and grow your practice. Chiropractors can spend an entire career chasing after solutions to all of the problems that plague their practices. However, focusing on what problems leads to more stress and less of the income and time you desire. Or you could decide to focus on the who. Who refers to the people you put in place to implement the what choices you make for your practice. Who is where most of your problems start—but it can be where the magic begins. This session will review the top strategies for hiring the right members for your practice team.
Low-Tech Functional Tests that Establish Medical Necessity beyond Pain Relief
Proving medical necessity in today’s marketplace requires doctors to document objective functional improvement to get patient visits approved and paid for. In many chiropractic practices case management is pain management and when the pain goes away, so does the patient. One way to overcome this obstacle is to perform a small battery of quantifiable functional capacity tests to identify the patient's limitations beyond pain. These include measures of strength, endurance, balance, and proprioception. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn how to measure function, set goals for care, and communicate them to your patients and third-party payers.
Growing Your Practice: The Numbers Don’t Lie
True practice growth is a balance between patient acquisition AND patient retention. Many practices put all their focus on new patient acquisition and hope the patients stay. The first step to a profitable practice is to identify the holes in your bucket where you are losing patients and money. What key practice statistics should you be looking at on a weekly monthly, quarterly, and annual basis? In this practice-building session, you’ll learn where the holes are in your practice bucket and what to do to close them.
Post Payment Audits: How to Avoid Them & What to Do If You Are Audited
Due to the increase in post payment audits by the OIG and major insurance companies, it is imperative that doctors and CAs understand how to bullet proof their practices. Doctors, CAs and insurance personnel need to know what auditors look for and, more importantly, what their rights are as health care practitioners. It’s no longer a question of IF your practice will be audited, it’s WHEN. Understanding what auditors are targeting is the first step toward a successful defense.