New Doctor Toolkit 

 

  • Improving Over-the-Counter Collections

    Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 01/14/2021 at 1:00 PM (EST)

    While insurance billing and collections is a huge part of practice cash flow, the often over-looked topic of Over-the-Counter (OTC) Collections is one of the keys to improving practice cash flow. In this webinar, Brandy Brimhall will discuss: -Common challenges in over-the-counter collections -How to identify if OTC collections is a weak spot for your practice cash flow -Specific action steps to make immediate improvement in OTC collections for your practice Over-the-counter Collections is not just essential for the health of a practice cash flow but is also a requirement per many rules and regulations. This session is a win-win as it will help guide your practice to immediate improvement of cash flow as well as help practices get into alignment with necessary rules and regulations in this area. This webinar is not for CE credit.

  • How Healthy is Your Revenue Cycle System?

    Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 09/29/2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

    ​Are you on the revenue cycle hamster wheel? Do you find that your Accounts Receivable for patients and insurance continues to grow or be unmanageable? Are you finding that old money is sitting in your Accounts Receivable report instead of your business account? There are many moving parts to a revenue cycle system, many which often go unmanaged or receive inadequate time and attention. In this webinar, Brandy Brimhall will discuss all moving parts to your practice revenue cycle system, why they’re necessary to the health of your practice and how to get these systems in alignment and operating smoothly. This webinar is not for CE credit.

  • Documentation, Coding and Billing for Unproven Procedures

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 07/09/2020

    State guidelines and 3rd party payors identify procedures that are deemed “experimental, investigational and unproven”. This lengthy list of procedures includes laser therapy, kinesio-taping, dry needling and many, many more. This session will cover in detail: -The definition and meaning of “unproven, investigational and experimental” procedures -Best Practices (and even state rules for some!) for communicating this type of procedure properly to your patients -Where and how to learn which procedures are labeled as “unproven” (We’ll even review some payor policies in this session) -How to code and bill for unproven procedures (for insurance and self-pay patients) -Documentation rules and best-practices for clearly recording the rendering of these procedures in your patient notes

  • Learning the Language of Coding

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 06/16/2020

    Proper application of coding (CPT/HCPCS, ICD-10 and Modifiers) is essential for practice success! Join this session by Dr. Brandy Brimhall, DC, to discuss the fundamentals of coding and why and how we must be confident in our code selections and application. Clean and correct coding is part of the framework for practices to: -Communicate to necessary parties -Minimize risk of denial and audit -Get paid properly by payors -Be effective and efficient with billing systems Remember, getting paid doesn’t mean we get to keep these payments, particularly if the result of coding related errors! Together, let’s walk through the language of coding and identify common coding errors, coding challenges and action steps for improved code selection!

  • All Things Physical (Exams, That Is)

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 06/09/2020

    This presentation by Dr. Michael John Megehee, DC focuses on significant practice opportunities for DCs. Some of these opportunities require training and certification such as performing physical exams for commercial drivers for which DCs have been paid $300,000,000 in the past 18 months. Some services only require completion of training such as DOT Alcohol and Drug testing which can be performed entirely by staff. For some opportunities, training is optional, but advisable such as performing FAA BasicMed exams for private pilots. Adding any of these services to your chiropractic practice will add revenue, a solid client base. Learn how to become qualified to offer these services to a new client market.

  • Step-By-Step Success: An Implementation Strategy for Compliant Documentation

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 06/04/2020

    This presentation by Dr. Ellen Fitzenrider, DC will focus on ways chiropractors can properly implement compliant documentation into their practice. These steps include transitioning patients to episodic care (Active vs. Maintenance), documenting to carrier guidelines and cutting out unneeded information from your notes, and other important aspects. Dr. Fitzenrider will focus on making sure assessment tools, scores, deficiencies, and goals are in the notes, the importance of having updated macros which are being used properly, EHR retraining, and more.

  • Government Relief Alphabet Soup: SBA, EIDL, PPP; What Do They Mean, and How Can They Help You and Your Business?

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/23/2020

    Join Cordia Partners as they walk participants through the CARES Act, the SBA loan process, the Paycheck Protection Program and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan. Find out how these programs can help your chiropractic business. Free to members $25 non-members Not eligible for CE credit

  • Protecting Your Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/21/2020

    Coronavirus-19 is impacting every segment of society – including small businesses such as chiropractic offices. To help you and your practice survive this health crisis, ACA is hosting a webinar to connect you with valuable resources to stay afloat during COVID-19. Join Joshua Massingill, Esq., as he covers: • Financial (SBA Disaster Assistance, Insurance Coverage) • Human Resources (Families First Coronavirus Response Act, HR Best Practices During the Crisis) • Legal (Compliance with State and Local Disaster Declarations, Telehealth, Force Majeure, Creditors and Vendors, Marketing Claims) This webinar is free for ACA members. This webinar is not for CE credit.

  • Chiro Telehealth in Action: This Doctor's Experience

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/09/2020

    While the nation practices social distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19, leverage these telehealth tips to continue to serve your patients and provide patient-centered care. Join Dr. Daniel Bockmann as he outlines his smooth transition from hands-on treatment to telemedicine, shares simple tricks he's learned and talks about how appreciative his patients are for this service.

  • An Audit from the Inside

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 04/02/2020

    ​Much of the information available for Chiropractors about insurance compliance audits is presented by attorneys, billing or documentation specialists, state associations that may or may not have current data to share/various degrees of assistance, Chiropractic malpractice insurance carriers (who may offer legal defense coverage for DCs), or companies who are trying to sell DCs services related to documentation reviews. In this webinar, Dr. Ellen Fitzenrider, DC will give a timeline for what happens in a typical audit, including the inital request for a review documentation for a number of patients for a specific time-frame, to how to prepare and deal with a typical audit, including what legal sources recommend before sending off your “big box of notes”, handling an audit call if your malpractice insurance carrier does not offer audit legal representation, and more. Finally, Dr. Fitzenrider will discuss what happens if you happen to fail an audit, including how to prepare for and be proactive in the face of pre-payment review, getting access to your denials information, staying on top of responding before things get far behind, and supporting yourself and your staff though the process.