ChiroTouch Sets the Standard in Chiropractic Practice Management Software Technology

As a chiropractor, you might feel that you are constantly doing paperwork instead of helping patients. Many chiropractors are passionate about providing care but are less interested in administrative tasks. Regardless of the size of your practice, you can’t afford to waste time typing the same information again and again, looking for misfiled patient records, […]

How to Create a SOAP Note in 15 Seconds with ChiroTouch

Highlights: ChiroTouch lets chiropractors chart patient visits in real time in just 15 seconds. Customizable macros do most of the charting work with just a few clicks. SOAP note functionality is just one part of ChiroTouch’s integrated chiropractic practice management software that streamlines the flow of patient information from check-in to check-out. ChiroTouch lets chiropractors […]

21st Century Cures Act: Updates That Chiropractors Need to Know

Significant changes pertaining to how ePHI is made available to patients went into effect this month as part of an update to the 21st Century Cures Act. While this regulation update can benefit patients, it will pose some challenges in the way notes are recorded. Sharing notes with patients means chiropractors must spend more time […]

Podcast Episode 14: Billing & Coding Resolutions for the New Year With Kathy (KMC) Weidner

Podcast Episode 14: Billing & Coding Resolutions for the New Year With Kathy (KMC) Weidner Kathy (KMC) Weidner of KMC University speaks with ChiroTouch specialist Dr. Brian Blask on the biggest coding and billing pitfalls plus the most important resolutions chiropractors should make for a successful 2021. About Guest Speaker, Kathy (KMC) Weidner Kathy Weidner, […]

Podcast Episode 13: Top 5 Mistakes Chiropractors Make with Their Digital Security

Podcast Episode 13: Top 5 Mistakes Chiropractors Make with Their Digital Security Aaron Jones, Director of IT and Compliance with ChiroTouch, and Dr. Tami Howard, ChiroTouch Trainer, discuss five of the biggest mistakes chiropractor’s made when it comes to their office’s digital security. About Guest Speaker, Aaron Jones Aaron Jones is the Director of Compliance […]

The Importance of Eligibility Verification

For many providers, the ability to verify a patient’s eligibility prior to submitting a claim has been out of their reach. However, patient eligibility verification is a crucial part of any practice’s process to reduce claim rejections and denials of patient insurance coverage and co-payments up-front.   Ineligible patient insurance coverage is the leading cause of claim rejections and denials by payers.  It […]

5 Steps for a Strong Denials Management Process

How much time does it take your practice to manage claims denials? It’s probably much more than you would like to spend.   Of all efforts you put toward ensuring your practice is financially successful, managing denials may be the most critical step. Having a strong denials management process can help you recoup significant revenue that would otherwise be […]

Implementing nutrition as another way to enhance patient care and cash flow

Many practices find themselves curious about implementing nutrition, yet overwhelmed by expansive product lines. The uncertainty of where to start and what to do leaves practices lost in the details.  Practices often find they’re working with a clunky and less than effective approach to implementation/communications, and ultimately resulting in underwhelming results with cash flow and […]

Best Practices on Telehealth

With providers rapidly moving towards offering telehealth services many are seeking out best practices for this new service offering. One of the areas that providers must make sure to consider is the documentation requirements that may vary from a standard office visit. In a document released by Optum, a health information technology and services firm […]

Get on the Right Track with Telehealth Implementation

External circumstances have forced healthcare providers into the world of telehealth in a rapid and unexpected fashion, leaving little time for understanding and preparation as to how telehealth works. CMS and other payors continue to roll out and clarify telehealth guidelines. Brandy Brimhall, expert in chiropractic insurance billing with ChiroTouch, provides clarity to assist practices […]

Email Compliance: Federal CAN-SPAM Regulation

Under the extraordinary circumstances brought about by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), it has become vitally important that Chiropractic offices stay in touch with their patients, updating them on office hours, social distancing measures, and the benefits of Chiropractic in maintaining good health. As a result, many offices are sending blast communications to their patient lists […]

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 […]