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Compliance
Tuesday, October 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ICD-10 Changes Indicates the Need for Specificity »
ICD-10 Changes Indicates the Need for Specificity The latest changes in ICD-10 took effect last Monday, October...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Strategies to Improve Recordkeeping, Coding & Compliance »
Strategies to Improve Recordkeeping, Coding & Compliance  [Editor’s Note: Dr. Marty Kotlar is a feature...
Wednesday, August 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
When It Comes to Growing Your Practice, Think Small… Not Big »
When It Comes to Growing Your Practice, Think Small… Not Big   I have spent years talking to chiropractor...
Thursday, August 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
My Patient Wants an Itemized Bill, so What Do I Give Them? [Video] »
My Patient Wants an Itemized Bill, so What Do I Give Them?   Answers to questions about bill requests from pa...
Monday, June 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Do I Find the Illinois Workers Compensation Allowable Fee Schedule? »
How do I find the Illinois Workers Compensation allowable fee schedule?   Questions answered about why worker...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Creating a Culture of Compliance »
Creating a Culture of Compliance   Hopefully, you have a compliance program established in your office. A comp...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Results of an Audit: a Case Study »
Results of an Audit: a Case Study   Some time ago I worked with a client who needed help with an appeal. &n...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
HIPAA - Ignorance is Not Bliss »
HIPAA - Ignorance is Not Bliss   “Man seems to insist on ignoring the lessons available from history.” - Norm...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Do You Have Discharge Criteria? »
  #ICSComp #IC Do You Have Discharge Criteria?    Have you ever thought about or develope...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NGS Releases ABN Form Video »
NGS Releases ABN Form Video   The ICS receives many calls from members regarding the Medicare ABN form.  ...
Monday, December 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
HIPAA Compliance Overview »
Editor's Note: Originally posted on 6/18/2014.  Updated with OIG's 12/7/2016 Statement Regarding Gifts of Nominal Val...
Monday, December 1, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Digital Look Forward »
Have we all attested for our HITECH EHR Incentive? Updated our HIPAA Security Policies to reflect the Omnibus Rule back in...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Windows XP No Longer HIPAA Compliant »
HIPAA Compliance Alert   Executive Summary:  Microsoft has announced that they will no longer support or...
Friday, September 20, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
HIPAA Changes - September 23, 2013 »
You may have heard about the "Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act” and its impact...
Friday, June 7, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
EHR: The Basics »
Is the $44,000 Stimulus Money a Hoax? The short answer is "maybe not."   American Recovery and Revitalizat...
Friday, June 7, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
HIPAA Security Rule Compliance »
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was implemented in four different phases to ensure...
Saturday, June 1, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Electronic Health Records Updates »
The ICS regularly receives questions regarding the incentive program for electronic health records, meaningful use, certif...
Friday, May 31, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Who and What is the OIG? »
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) Health & Human Services (HHS) of was established 1976 and has been at the forefr...
Sunday, July 1, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
OSHA Compliance »
Many chiropractors do not realize that they must comply with OSHA laws. Each office must have a written control plan. The...
Friday, June 1, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
HIPAA Compliance »
A couple of weeks ago, I received a phone call from one of our clients in obvious distress. He indicated that his server h...
Friday, April 1, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Office Compliance Program »
The Patient Protection and Affordability Care Act (PPACA) of 2010 amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation...
Sunday, August 1, 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Documenting Therapy Services »
Physical therapy modalities are often an integral part of treatment in a chiropractic office. With concurrent and retrospe...
Thursday, July 1, 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Billing the Correct Evaluation and Management CPT® Code? (Part 2) »
In my last article on Evaluation and Management (E/M) coding I discussed how to determine the level of examination perfo...
Monday, March 1, 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Billing the Correct Evaluation and Management CPT® Code? (Part 1) »
I receive several questions each week from doctors and staff about what level of exam to bill or what needs to be document...
Saturday, August 1, 2009   (0 Comments - view/add)
Future of Chiropractic »
For over 100 years, chiropractic has proclaimed the way to health is through prevention and maintenance of the body throug...
Sunday, April 1, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
Should I Hire a Physical Therapist? »
Hiring a physical therapist to work in a chiropractic office can be a wonderful experience or it could turn into a nightma...
Wednesday, November 1, 2006   (0 Comments - view/add)
NPI Required for ALL Providers »
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) mandated that the Secretary of Health and Human Se...

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