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.
Fixing the Economy between Your Ears: Six Inches between You and Success
Life, as good as it is, is sometimes going to throw some dirt on you. In this uplifting and inspirational presentation, Dr. Sanna offers nine “Reality Rules” for dealing with trying times and keeping your life and your practice on track. Keeping these nine rules in mind helps you prepare for the stuff that happens and gives you the attitude adjustment you need to succeed. It’s not what happens to you that’s important, it’s how you respond to what happens. This session will show you not only how to respond but how to fix it!
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.
Confidently Communicate Chiropractic: The Posture Longevity Connection
Posture is one of the most overlooked aspects of good health and longevity. Without good posture attaining and maintaining good health is impossible. Tech neck has become epidemic and “sitting disease” become its own category of illness. Proper posture is the manifestation of physical, mental, and emotional balance. Maintaining correct posture through core stabilization may be one of the best-kept secrets to obtaining a longer, healthier, and more enjoyable life. You’ll learn how to perform dynamic postural assessments and the top ten unskippable steps to transform your active care procedures and help your patients develop and maintain better posture and quality of life.