May 1, 2015

FEATURE

The “Short List” of ICD-10 Codes for Chiropractors

TECHNIQUE

Treating Traumatic Injuries with Precision and Caution

PERSPECTIVE

Is It My Responsibility To Address My Patients’ Nutrition?

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FEATURE

The “Short List” of ICD-10 Codes for Chiropractors

No one will know which ICD-10 codes will be used commonly by chiropractors until the code set has been in place for a while and ICD-9 codes are in the rearview mirror once and for all. In the meantime, though, educated guesses can be made using the same resource that payers have in front of them: the Tabular List in the ICD-10-CM code set.

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TECHNIQUE

Treating Traumatic Injuries with Precision and Caution

Despite all of the warnings, regulations, and safety precautions, traffic collisions are still a leading cause of pain, injury, and suffering across the country. In fact, The National Safety Council estimates that, in 2013, motor vehicle accidents resulted in the deaths of more than 32,000 Americans and another 3.8 million injuries.

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PERSPECTIVE

Is It My Responsibility To Address My Patients’ Nutrition?

As a population, Americans are overfed and undernourished. The average American is eating 300 more calories each day than he or she did in 1985, with added sweeteners accounting for a full 23% of these additional calories.1 For all of these excess calories, Americans aren’t getting the nutrients they need.

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