Jul 28th, 2014
If you are wondering why your practice is receiving an unexpected number of denials for certain codes, you may want to check out a recent study published in Physicians Practice which ranks the top five unexpected denials in various specialties. Data was collected by RemitDATA from May 1, 2014 – May 31, 2014 via electronic ...
Aug 1st, 2013
Become familiar with it, make a plan, and it will keep your claims and business clean.  By Evan M. Gwilliam, DC, CPC, CPC-I, CCPC, CPMA, NCICS, CCCPC, MCS-P In October 2000, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) published in the Federal Register general guidelines for healthcare facilities ...
Jul 1st, 2012
By Marty Kotlar, DC, CHCC, CBCS Last month, we discussed coding and billing for therapeutic procedures and modalities in chiropractic practice, concentrating on services provided to individual patients (“Add Therapeutic Procedures and Modalities to a Chiropractic Practice,” pages 22-25). This month, we’ll explore proper billing and coding for group therapy, as well as additional individual ...
Jun 1st, 2012
It’s a worthwhile venture, but document and code claims carefully to get paid. By Marty Kotlar, DC, CHCC, CBCS Adding therapeutic procedures and modalities can be a great adjunct to a chiropractic practice. Many doctors of chiropractic medicine incorporate therapeutic procedures and modalities, and most insurance carriers (except Medicare) will reimburse chiropractors for them. Supervised ...
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Jul 15th, 2011
The educational teleconference “Part B: 2011 Therapy Updates” hosted by NHIC, Corp. on June 14 is past history but the information it provided remains current and useful. A quick review of the remnants of this teleconference may answer any questions you have about how to accurately report therapy services to Medicare. The objective of this ...