Practice Central |Before treatment can even begin, the Financial Report of Findings (FROF) must be presented and the means of payment agreed upon. The new patient whose primary focus up to this point has been “Wow, this really hurts, can you help me?” will now understandably shift gears to, “Wow, how am I going to pay for this?”
Marketing matters | Chiropractors traditionally focus their efforts on their local communities, and if you’re a tech-savvy chiropractor you may have even allocated some of your resources for education and awareness on social media platforms, such as Instagram or Facebook, to reach more potential patients.
Research Results |The case for the use of custom orthotics in the chiropractic practice is compelling: Orthotics is research-proven to enhance the proprioceptive response of the foot and entire lower extremity, improving biomechanics.
In Focus |As a chiropractor, you face ethical and moral decisions on a daily basis in clinical practice. While what you do for patients ought to be moral and ethical, there is much more that should go into your decision-making—you can’t just stop there.
Feature | When it happens, it will likely be a day like any other. You’ll be seeing a patient out the door, and returning to your office when your CA waves you over with a panicked look and says, “We’re being audited.” Will you be ready?
Legal Ease |Because most practitioners’ efforts to stay up-to-date with HIPAA requirements are lagging or nonexistent, or they have not put the required protections in place within their practices, they may have become liable for their vendor’s improper encryption under HIPAA.
Money Management |Even as credit becomes more readily available, whether to buy or lease equipment is a question facing many DCs. While there is no correct answer that fits every situation or every practice, leasing is far more complicated and may be getting more complex, compared to the simplicity of buying.