Practice Central | It’s easy these days to get so caught up in the transition to ICD-10 coding that you let other policies and procedures fall by the wayside, but nothing good can come from dropping your guard on HIPAA. The possible violations are many, and the consequences for you and your patients are potentially severe.
Research Results |According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 10 Americans report symptoms of depression. Certainly, the causes of this condition can be as varied as the individuals reporting them.1 Unfortunately, many of the current therapeutic drugs for depression are only effective and safe in the short term.
Clinical Concerns | Every chiropractor needs a few simple time-saving procedures that can prompt a course of action, direct the need for further examination, and improve therapeutic outcomes. When I entered practice, my mentor passed on many pieces of timeless information from his bag of tricks. You could refer to these as “rules of thumb.”
Buyers Guide | In the 2016 issue of our Buyers Guide, we’ve assembled the complete, definitive list of companies, schools, products, services, and consultants for DCs.
Editor’s Note | Often new regulations and requirements are indeed a burden that slows you down and hits the bottom line. But with value-based care, there’s likely to be more upside than down.