HIPAA Changes: What You Need to Know, Including Protection Against Ransomware

  Straight from Washington DC’s recent HIPAA and Cybersecurity Regulators Symposium, Dr. Ty Talcott teaches you what you need to know to about keeping your practice safe from cyber threats before it’s too late. In this webinar, Dr. Ty, aka The Compliance Guy, shares the latest protocols to protect your practice from ransomware attacks as well […]

Customers Show Improved Compliance with CTSecure

Customers show improved compliance with CTSecure Source: TechValidate

Resource Links for a Chiropractor’s Guide to to Security in the Digital Age

-The HIPAA Journal: HIPAA Compliance Checklist https://www.hipaajournal.com/hipaa-compliance-tips/ -HIPAA Security Checklist for Healthcare https://www.healthit.gov/sites/default/files/comments_upload/hipaa-security-checklist.pdf -HealthIT.gov: Office-based Physician Electronic Health Record Adoption https://dashboard.healthit.gov/quickstats/pages/physician-ehr-adoption-trends.php -U.S. Department of Health & Human Services https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/faq/2001/is-the-use-of-encryption-mandatory-in-the-security-rule/index.html -HIPAA Encryption Requirements https://www.hipaaguide.net/hipaa-encryption-requirements/ -American Health Information Management Association: Privacy and Security Audits of Electronic Health Information (2014 update) http://bok.ahima.org/doc?oid=300276#.XLT7Q-hKiUl -PC Magazine: How Much Does a […]

Medicare Diagnosis For Medical Necessity

Reports by the Office of Inspector General have pinpointed that DCs now have one of the highest error rates in documentation out of all Part B Medicare Providers. There is a significant lack of understanding of the difference between clinically appropriate care and medically necessary care. Often, it begins with the initial visit miscues on […]

Case Study: Improved Compliance

This case study of Scott N. MacAdam Chiropractic Corp. is based on a December 2018 survey for ChiroTouch customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. View the full case study here

2019 Quality Payment Program – What You Need to Know

The Quality Payment Program Final Rule for Year 3 was released on November 1, 2018. The ruling finalized participation and program requirements for 2019 reporting. This webinar, featuring guest Jennifer Hay, clinical regulations specialist, will help you understand the new opt-in policy. We will also bring to light new paths for reporting and how ChiroTouch […]

7 Steps to a Compliant Financial Policy

This webinar featuring guest Kristi Hudon provides an understanding of the basics of developing financial policies and a fee system based on facts and figures rather than intuition and misinformation. Sound financial policies are necessary to improve the business aspect of your practice and pave the way for patients to pay, stay and refer others. […]

What to Include in Your Chiropractic Practice SOAP Notes

The mnemonic term SOAP – Subjective Objective Assessment Plan – was devised as a way for doctors to document their patient’s progress. The SOAP note style is best used during routine office visits vs. the initial visits of episodes of care, which are laid out in an Evaluation and Management (E/M) style. When documenting the […]

What Does It Mean to be a “Certified” Chiropractic EHR Software?

Certified Chiropractic Software – There are many options out there when it comes to chiropractic software. When deciding on a chiropractic software, be sure that is it a certified EHR. Here’s why! Certified Chiropractic Software As a chiropractor, it is essential that your software protects your patients’ data and meets Meaningful Use standards. Certified chiropractic […]

What are Chiropractic SOAP Notes?

What are SOAP Notes? The term chiropractic “SOAP notes” has nothing to do with working up a lather. So what does “SOAP” stand for? It stands for “Subjective Objective Assessment Plan,” which provides documentation of a patient’s condition, diagnosis and treatment. SOAP notes were invented in the 1960s by Dr. Lawrence Weed of the University […]

The Best Chiropractic Software for Your Practice

Software should be easy to use, help streamline your operations, provide exceptional customer support, and help save you money in the long run.  To put it simply, great software should make your business better.  That’s why you shouldn’t settle for just any software to help run your chiropractic office.  The software options seem endless, and […]

How EHR Software Can Save Your Practice Time & Money

The right chiropractic EHR software saves time and money. Integrated chiropractic EHR software lets you focus on your patients and brings three big benefits to any practice. For more ways EHR can help your practice, read on or check out the infographic below. Check for Inefficiencies Audit your practice for gaps or time wasters. Consider […]

The Beauty of Paperless Chiropractic Software and How to Make the Switch

The government and many medical agencies are strongly urging the movement to a paperless office environment for chiropractic and other medical and healthcare offices.  Does your current chiropractic management software have everything you need for the transition to a paperless chiropractic system? The Importance of Going Paperless There are countless ways chiropractic doctors and their […]

The Five Most Important Things You Need to Know About Compliance

If you are participating in chiropractic insurance billing you should make an effort to have a compliance program in place.  There is no doubt that a records request or an audit that it will be a nerve racking process.  However, with a plan in place to address these areas of compliance, you can have more […]

5 Things to Know About Chiropractic Compliance

Have you noticed that more of your peers are receiving records requests?  Are there more stories circulating about chiropractic audits? These are not rumors, unfortunately, the number of records requests has been increasing.  The increase in requests is due to the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) urging The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services […]