Coding Keys | If this headline got your attention, it’s time to talk diagnosis coding. You frequently see articles titled something about how coding errors plague the profession, and if this one did you might have moved right along and missed the message. Paramount to this is what is heard over and over again from DCs: I want to make money and avoid an audit. But first, a question for you: Are you diagnosing the patient’s condition or just what you know their insurance will reimburse?
Sponsored Content | Within the last decade, regulatory changes in healthcare have caused providers to be slowly left uneasy about their practice environment, leading to sleepless nights at times. There is no better time than now to pay attention to the tea leaves in care delivery and begin to cover your bases in practice.
Legal Ease | For years you have been hearing of pay for performance reimbursement based on outcomes, value-based reimbursement, and similar frameworks. However, in April 2015, President Obama signed into law the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).
Sponsored Content | Although not very well known among doctors of chiropractic, they have a report card called the Quality Resource Use Report (QRUR). Medicare’s Physician Feedback Program provides comparative performance information to Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) physicians on participation in Medicare programs. And yes, as a doctor of chiropractic, you are in the program.