The Importance of Administrative Excellence

Reach Your Maximum Potential Through Administrative Excellence I was looking at job postings recently, and one literally asked: “Do you have 6 arms and 6 legs and can do ten things at once?” If you guessed that this job description was for a front desk assistant, then you’d be right. The front desk is the nerve center of the clinic …

Lori Allen

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4 Reasons to have a Billing Policy Manual

For Staff Staff members want organization and leadership. They want to work in an ethical and trustworthy atmosphere. A billing & coding policy manual creates a culture of compliance and is an extension of your mission and values. Also, if you have a staff member who is accusing the business owner of wrongdoing, a policy manual can contain the ammunition …

Dr. Kotlar

Dr. Marty Kotlar

DC, CPCO, CBCS

Billing & Coding for Extremity Conditions

Question: “I treat a lot of extremity conditions. On some patients I will do soft tissue mobilization on a rotator cuff strain, therapeutic stretching on an inflamed elbow and myofascial release on a contracted and painful iliotibial band all on the same visit. If I spend approx. 45 minutes with the patient, how do I compliantly code and bill for this? …

Dr. Kotlar

Dr. Marty Kotlar

DC, CPCO, CBCS

Billing and Coding for Elastic Therapeutic Taping

Billing and Coding for Elastic Therapeutic Taping

Question:  Dr. Kotlar, “I just started using therapeutic taping on my patients. Is this a payable service by insurance companies? If yes, how do I bill for it?” Answer:  I have read differing opinions on how to bill and code for therapeutic taping. My opinion may differ from what you’ve heard, so please due your due diligence to educate yourself on this topic …

Dr. Kotlar

Dr. Marty Kotlar

DC, CPCO, CBCS