Dr. Scott Lembke, a longtime chiropractor in Vancouver, Washington announced the signing of a purchase agreement to sell his chiropractic practice to Dr. Erik Leavitt. For the benefit of all of his patients, Dr. Lembke will be slowly reducing his schedule and transitioning patients over to Dr. Leavitt.
“After... - February 07, 2020
Dr. Kerry Bateman, a lifelong resident and chiropractor in Sumner, WA announced the signing of a purchase agreement to sell his chiropractic practice to Dr. Jordan Thaanum, a local chiropractor currently practicing in Puyallup.
“After more than 32 years of serving the Sumner community as a chiropractor,... - February 03, 2020
Strategic Chiropractor recognized for achieving exemplary marketing results - May 25, 2014
The House rejected a bill on March 27, 2014 that would have postponed ICD-10 for another year until October 2015. Chiropractic billing expert, Dr. Tom Necela of The Strategic Chiropractor urges doctors of chiropractic not to delay their staff training but to prepare for the October 2014 ICD-10 implementation now. - March 27, 2014
The healthcare industry is changing rapidly and small physician practices such as chiropractors often get left behind in the myriad of new billing, coding, and compliance requirements. The Strategic Chiropractor has set out to teach the profession how to handle the changes of “chiropractic 3.0” in his latest seminar series. - December 20, 2013
The final, official ICD-10 implementation date has been announced by CMS. Even though doctors of chiropractic will be affected by this change, billing expert Dr. Tom Necela of The Strategic Chiropractor cautions about training too soon. - August 30, 2012
In an industry laden with billing, coding, requirements and strict audit rules, a chiropractor has set out to make it all more comprehensible for others in his profession and is teaching principles of how to make better income and stay out of trouble in his latest seminar series. - August 11, 2012
In February and April 2012, California chiropractors will have four opportunities to learn strategies to improve their chiropractic billing, coding and documentation so that they can get paid for the work they do and minimize their risk of healthcare audits. - February 08, 2012
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) plan on releasing another comparative billing report to the chiropractic profession on September 26, 2011. Chiropractors are urged to use this report to improve billing practices in order to avoid audits. - September 16, 2011
DC’s still have time to convert to the new HIPAA 5010 format for electronic claims submission. - April 28, 2011
Starting January 2011, chiropractors in the Northwest will have three opportunities to learn strategies to improve their reimbursements and minimize their risk of the increasing problem of post-payment audits. - January 09, 2011
This order further intensifies efforts to eliminate payment error, waste, fraud, and abuse in Federal program and requires federal agencies to conduct semi-annual studies to identify and reduce vulnerabilities in high risk areas. The chiropractic services study will focus on determining whether chiropractic services billed to Medicare were medically necessary acute chiropractic treatment. - August 20, 2010
New HIPAA regulations for Business Associates go into effect February 17, 2010 and most chiropractors qualify as covered entities subject to these new rules. This means chiropractors will have to have a new Business Associate agreement in place to be compliant with the recently changed provisions under... - February 14, 2010