Estimate Patient Responsibility with Confidence

Most patients want to know three things:  1) What’s wrong with me? 2) How long will it take to fix it? and  3) How much is it going to cost?  Confidently estimating what the patient’s portion of the care will cost is a key element in the patient accepting the care plan and being able...
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Defining the Purpose of Care Plans

Care Plans are a key component in patient care. They offer patients an opportunity to plan for their financial responsibilities and the anticipated time commitment for care. The Care Plan is also a way for providers to introduce the option of a payment plan.  Payment Plans can alleviate some of the anxiety caused by trying...
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A Care Plan vs. a Payment Plan

Are you clear on the differences between a care plan and a payment plan? Many providers aren’t, and they sometimes blur the lines between the two. These are two distinctly different concepts and documents. In this tutorial the differences and applications of each are explained in clear, concise detail.
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Coding Neuromuscular Re-Education – 97112

Neuromuscular Re-education 97112 One of the more significant coding dilemmas faced by chiropractors is the proper reporting of Neuromuscular Re-education. This is, in part, because there are so many definitions of NMR and an even higher number of ways to interpret these definitions. Although NMR seems to have no universally accepted definition, it generally refers...
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Coding Differences of Therapeutic Exercises – 97110, 97112, and 97530

Details and Differences of 97110, 97112 and 97530 This module takes a deeper look into the exercise therapies for 97110, 97112, and 97530. These codes are defined and outlined below with regard to how they are similar and how the context and documentation define the differences between them. Because the details of these codes are...
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The Idiosyncrasies of Hot/Cold Packs

Guidance on CPT Code 97010 Code 97010 is a code that is often misused and overbilled. The most common reason is that it is difficult to establish and prove medical necessity for this service and, very often, the documentation does not include appropriate rationale for using this code. Below you will find what the American...
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