April 1, 2017

INTERVIEW

Robert D. Jackson, DC For the Love of Chiropractic

BILLING AND DOCUMENTATION

Prescription for Chiropractors: Are Your Medicare Billing Procedures Out of Alignment?

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

The Chiropractic Practice Exit Strategy

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INTERVIEW

Robert D. Jackson, DC For the Love of Chiropractic

TAC: What are your goals for the chiropractic profession? RJ: I would like to see the profession continue to grow and expand as we become a more understood and better utilized primary access point for health care worldwide. The profession is now nationally, as well as internationally, four times larger than it was when I graduated.

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BILLING AND DOCUMENTATION

Prescription for Chiropractors: Are Your Medicare Billing Procedures Out of Alignment?

In 1972, Congress amended the Social Security Act to make chiropractors eligible for reimbursement under Medicare Part B.1 Since then, Medicare expenditures on chiropractic services have mushroomed from just $19 million in 19752 to nearly $440 million in 2013.3

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FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

The Chiropractic Practice Exit Strategy

Any journey that has a particular destination must monitor the direction of advance in order to ensure an on-time arrival. The same is true of any business. However, becoming a doctor is a long road and often the “destination” is “in practice.”

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NUTRITION

Is Gastroesophageal Reflux a Disease or Disorder?

A disease is a pathological process that can be identified with objective evidence. It may be seen on an MRI or X-ray, heard through a stethoscope, identified with an EKG, or perhaps be suspected by palpating a breast lump or enlarged prostate gland.

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INTERVIEW

What Americans Really Think of Chiropractic:

Highlights from the Gallup-Palmer College of Chiropractic’s Annual Report: Americans’ Perceptions of Chiropractic

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BUSINESS

Foolproof Way to Sell or Buy a Chiropractic Practice in Today’s Environment

Selling or buying a chiropractic practice has gotten progressively more difficult over the past 30 to 40 years. Having personally owned multiple offices from the late 1970s through the mid-1990s gives me a unique perspective on the current marketplace for selling and buying.

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MARKETING

The Evolution of Digital Marketing

As a fellow chiropractor who has worked and straggled in the trenches and built several highend clinics, believe me when I tell you that I understand the importance of marketing. I am also aware that I am not alone in understanding its importance.

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PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Do You Know the Five Questions About Chiropractic You Have to Answer?

Eighty percent of you reading this article have already scrolled down to read the five questions.* Did you? You won’t be able to find the five questions in this article because, for now, the five questions are not important. What is important is understanding the “why” of the five questions.*

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CHIROPRACTIC AROUND THE WORLD

Chiropractor Charged for Allegedly Writing Profane Letter to Cop March 14, 2017A Staten Island chiropractor was arrested and charged with aggravated harassment Monday after a vulgar letter allegedly penned by her appeared in the home mailbox of a cop from the 120 precinct, sources said.

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ORTHOTICS

Plastic Deformation

Explaining this condition to patients

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