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Chiropractor/Attorney/MBA Speaker & Leader - Todd Crabtree Chiropractic Attorney & Legal Counsel
Welcome. I'm Todd Crabtree. I love chiropractic and providing good advice to courageous doctors and staff. The chiropractic world has become way too complex. For years I have been answering the questions you will find on this free website. Together we can bring chiropractic to the world. Please be my guest and take a look around. Be sure to ask a question or get on our mailing list!

If you’ve browsed coding blogs on my website in the past, you have got probably already read that the simplest coding policy is to pick the code that most closely fits the service rendered. One of the most confusing coding decisions in most chiropractic offices we’ve spoken with is choosing which therapeutic procedure to use […]

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Chiropractors everywhere in the U.S. are seeing a recent increase in PI/WC denials associated with the medical necessity of nuclear magnetic resonance services rendered on patients. This is likely due to an industry-wide perceived overuse of the code, and more demanding review of records for key information associated with the connection of care to the […]

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How do I train my staff how to pursue denied claims properly so I can increase my collection rate? Claim denials need to be looked at individually to determine the appropriate course of action. You will not have the time to teach your staff how to handle each denial properly, but here is the general […]

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How will Obamacare and the new exchange plans affect my Chiropractic practice? What will I need to change in my practice to stay successful? The main changes we see so far in the new exchange plans for 2014 when compared to typical individual/employer plans is that the patient responsibility portion will be higher overall. There […]

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Q) My practice handles a great deal of work and auto injury accident cases. Do you have any tips for managing these cases after the insurer has denied any further billing reimbursement for reasons like an IME denial, or exhausted benefits? A) Absolutely. In the wake of a denial there are things you can do […]

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Oct

MN Chiropractic Work Comp EMS Code

Q) Someone told me that the Minnesota Workers Compensation Fee Schedule that begins in October 2013 has changed the EMS code used for billing our Chiropractic and PT services from G0283 to 97014. Is that true, and does it mean that I should use 97014 for billing EMS on all claims now? A) According to […]

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Under the Affordable Care Act, more commonly referred to as “Obamacare”, providers will be held to a higher standard by both insurers and patients. In his 10/1/13 article in Forbes.com, Dr. Robert Pearl, MD, notes that “patients will enjoy greater transparency – knowing which providers offer the best quality, service and price. And because insurers […]

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as “Obamacare”, officially became law in March 2010. With open enrollment from October 1st 2013 to March 31st 2014 it is important to understand what this Act means for chiropractors as well as potential benefits and drawbacks it is going to have for patients. There are […]

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Aug

Chiropractic Billing Services

A skilled, cloud-based, and compliant chiropractic billing service is one of the best ways to ensure that your claims produce a high collection rate. It helps to give your chiropractic clinic a high collection rate at a cost that pays for itself! Hiring a competent billing CA can be expensive because of all the differences […]

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In January, the Health and Human Services Department unveiled a serious of new provisions to the current Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) that was originally introduced in 1996. The purpose of the new rule is to make the current patient privacy act more closely in line with the HITECH Act, further protecting a […]

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