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Frequently Asked Questions
Wednesday, August 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Long Do I Have to Keep Medical Records »
How Long Do I Have to Keep Medical Records   Here are some ways to thin your files and make sure you are stil...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What Did the ACA Release For the Choosing Wisely Campaign? »
What Did the ACA Release for the Choosing Wisely Campaign?   The Choosing Wisely Campaign is a campaign pro...
Monday, August 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Faxed Letter From Orthonet? No need to Panic »
Faxed Letter From Orthonet? No need to Panic   Faxes from Orthonet are not l ocation specific but plan specif...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
When Will Illinois Send Me My Paper License? »
When Will Illinois Send Me My Paper License?   Make sure to keep your license accurate and current at all tim...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Deadline is Monday! »
The Deadline is Monday!   If you are a Chiropractic Doctor in Illinois, you MUST renew your license by Monday...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
May a chiropractic physician sign a patient’s application to receive a telecommunications device? »
Q.:   May a chiropractic physician sign a patient’s application to receive a telecommunications phone device to assi...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What is the full list of school forms that chiropractic physicians may sign? »
May chiropractic physicians sign forms for teacher sick leave, student sick leave, or student physical education modificat...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
May I be subpoenaed to testify as a witness at a deposition or trial? »
Q: May I be subpoenaed to testify as a witness at a deposition or trial, and must my services be compensated?  ...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
When do I have to pay my employees overtime? »
Q.:   When do I have to pay my employees overtime?   A.:   The U.S. Department of Labor publishes...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are chiropractic physicians permitted to use collection agencies? »
Q.:   Are chiropractic physicians permitted to use collection agencies and pay a percentage of fees collected?...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What are the steps for restoring a disciplined license to active, undisciplined status? »
Q.:   What are the steps for restoring a disciplined license to active, undisciplined status?    ...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How do I reactivate a license that is non-renewed or inactive (non-disciplinary status)? »
Q.:   How do I reactivate a license that is non-renewed or inactive (non-disciplinary status)?   A.: &n...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What is the process for obtaining a license in Illinois? »
Q.:   What is the process for obtaining a license in Illinois?   A.:   Illinois allows for new chi...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Whatever You Do, Don't Miss Your Renewal Deadline! »
Whatever You Do, Don't Miss Your Renewal Deadline!   It is time to renew your license, get your CME hours and...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is BCBSIL Bundling Hot and Cold Packs, Now? »
Is BCBSIL Bundling Hot and Cold Packs, Now?   Many doctors noticed that hot and cold packs (97010) were no lon...
Wednesday, July 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Which Records Requests Are Audits... What Do I Do? »
Which records requests are audits... what do I do?   Post payment audits are most likely risk- pool analysis a...
Wednesday, July 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Renewal Deadline: Only 4 Weeks Remain »
Renewal Deadline: Only 4 Weeks Remain   Short summary of what is contained in the video goes here.  ...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ICS Legislative Update June 28, 2017 »
ICS Legislative Update   Legislative is in special session this week discussing state budget, worke...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Do I Bill for my Vacation Fill- In Doctor? [Video] »
How Do I Bill for my Vacation Fill- In Doctor?   Summer is in full swing and vacation is a must. Taking time...
Wednesday, June 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Can a Chiropractic Student Treat Patients in my Office as an Intern? [Video] »
Can a Chiropractic Student Treat Patients in my Office as an Intern?   You, as the practicing chiropractor, m...
Wednesday, May 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
When Do We Have the Patient Sign the ABN Form? [Video] »
When Do We Have the Patient Sign the ABN Form?   The ABN must be signed every time episode of care.  ...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are There Specific Rules When Using a Collection Agency? [Video] »
Are There Specific Rules When Using a Collection Agency?   You always to want to pursue the payment from your...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What is the Best Way to Keep Up with Chiropractic News? [Video] »
What is the Best Way to Keep Up with Chiropractic News?   The ICS wants to make sure our doctors are provided...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gifts and Inducements »
Gifts and Inducements    Q.:   May I give gifts to patients to thank them for referri...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Malpractice Insurance »
Malpractice Insurance   Q.:   Are chiropractic physicians required to maintain malpractice liability...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interest Payments on Professional Fees for Work Injury Treatment »
Interest Payments on Professional Fees for Work Injury Treatment   Q.:   Are physicians entitled to...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Off-Site Health Screenings by Assistants »
Off-Site Health Screenings by Assistants   Revised 1-24-2018   Q.:   May a chiropractic ass...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Animal Chiropractic in Illinois »
Animal Chiropractic in Illinois   Q.:   May chiropractic physicians in Illinois adjust or otherwise...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mark-ups on Diagnostic/Lab Services »
Q:   Is a physician permitted to "mark up” his or her cost for diagnostic and lab services when the physician "purch...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Can I Bill a Code Listed in That Section of the CPT® Guidelines? [Video] »
Can I Bill a Code Listed in That Section of the CPT Guidelines?   CPT guideline states, "...any procedure or...
Wednesday, May 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Many Providers Can a Patient Choose After a Workers Compensation Injury? [Video] »
How Many Providers Can a Patient Choose After a Workers Compensation Injury?   A patient's choice between a P...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NGS Announces MIPS Notifications [Video] »
NGS Announces MIPS Notifications   NGS is notifying clinicians that are qualified for Merit Based Incentive P...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Did Something Change with Medicaid in Illinois? [Video] »
Did Something Change with Medicaid in Illinois?   In 2011 Gov. Quinn signed a new Medicaid system requiring 5...
Wednesday, April 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Can I Hold X-Rays Hostage Until the Patient Pays for Taking the X- Rays? [Video] »
Can I Hold X-Rays Hostage Until the Patient Pays for Taking the X- Rays?   You are still obligated to provide...
Wednesday, April 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chiropractic Physician Elected as Township Trustee [Video] »
Chiropractic Physician Elected as Township Trustee   Marc and Lindsay recognize Dr. Ron Zidek on winning the...

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