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A Life of Service

A Life of Service

It is no secret that serving as the Foxworth Family Scholarship Administrator is my favorite job. It is not just managing and awarding the scholarship each year; it is getting to know each recipient. Inspired by the Chiropractic Future Strategic Plan, and looking into...

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Update to CareSource billing procedures

Update to CareSource billing procedures

We continue to regularly meet with CareSource regarding their lack of chiropractic policies over the last few years in efforts to come to a favorable resolution. After our meeting this morning – please implement the following in your office for CareSource specifically...

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A Life of Service

The 3 Most Common Issues when Reporting CPT Codes

 One of the most misunderstood tasks chiropractors face on a daily basis is how to correctly report the segments adjusted during a patient encounter and the use of the appropriate CPT code on a 1500 form for reimbursement.  The issue at the heart of the...

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A Life of Service

Improving Front Desk Collections

Being involved in chiropractic means you want to help people live healthier, happier lives. For many compassionate practitioners and their staffs, the tricky subject of payments can seem like adding more stress to the patient rather than taking it away. Here are three...

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Chiropractic Future Strategic Plan Update

Chiropractic Future Strategic Plan Update

We have updated Kentucky doctors a few times on the progress of the Chiropractic Future Strategic Plan designed by the profession for the profession. Below are a few updates that will help you keep track of the recent activities and advancements. Also,...

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Clarification on CE Requirements for March 2023

Clarification on CE Requirements for March 2023

On June 15, 2022, the Kentucky Board of Chiropractic Examiners (KBCE) released the following memo addressing continuing education requirements. The KAC is providing further clarification on the memo in an effort to clear up any remaining confusion. On January 27,...

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Medicare Proposes 2023 Physician Fee Schedule

Medicare Proposes 2023 Physician Fee Schedule

Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Calendar Year 2023 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) proposed rule. The rule proposes cutting the conversion factor – the multiplier that Medicare applies to relative value units (RVUs) to...

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A Life of Service

Impact of Inflation on your Practice

The cost of essential goods jumped 7 percent last year, outpacing the reimbursement increases to healthcare providers across the board. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2022) Evaluating your fee schedule in your practice should be done annually to keep up with inflation...

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 So, you want to be an associate. Now what?

 The path of becoming a chiropractic associate is a common one, and it can go one of multiple different ways. It can be a great experience where you stay long term, or it’s a short-term situation to learn and move on. It can also leave you in a place where you...

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A Life of Service

Is Helping your Patients Putting you at Risk?

Over the past decade, we have seen health care costs rising faster than the average annual income in the U.S. Many of our patients are feeling the pain from higher premiums, deductibles, and copays. As a patient, I understand the pain. As a provider, I feel the...

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A Life of Service

Hiring Challenges During a Labor Shortage

Hiring is a tough task in the best of circumstances, but especially now. You’d be forgiven for thinking America may have enjoyed a “fish in a barrel” hiring scenario in recent months. Job openings were up, but so were layoffs at the same time hiring was down. What’s...

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Beware of SPAM Emails!

Beware of SPAM Emails!

Suspicious-Looking Emails, Malware, Even Classified Ad Scams… Online Schemes Are on the Rise! According to a new report from the Better Business Bureau, the number of online scams spiked during the pandemic in 2020, due to more people online shopping. Other reports...

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No Surprises Act – what you need to know!

No Surprises Act – what you need to know!

New Federal Mandate: Good Faith Estimates Jump to the video resources Jump to the downloadable resources Click on a section below to jump directly to it What are Good Faith EstimatesWho is entitled to receive a GFE?How will patients know about GFEs?Examples of...

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End of the State of Emergency – Now what?

End of the State of Emergency – Now what?

On March 21, 2022, the legislature overturned Governor Beshear's veto on Senate Joint Resolution 150 to officially end the State of Emergency in Kentucky. What does this mean for chiropractors? Continuing Education & Licensure On March 30, 2022, the KBCE sent the...

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ACTION NEEDED ON MEDICARE PROPOSAL

ACTION NEEDED ON MEDICARE PROPOSAL

The Kentucky Association of Chiropractors and the American Chiropractic Association have been advocating for some time now for the passage of H.R. 2654 in the U.S. Congress, the Chiropractic Medicare Coverage Modernization Act. The house bill currently has 129...

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