Seminars from The Strategic Chiropractor Teach California DC's How to Master the Art of Chiropractic Billing, Coding & Documentation

In February and April 2012, California chiropractors will have four opportunities to learn strategies to improve their chiropractic billing, coding and documentation so that they can get paid for the work they do and minimize their risk of healthcare audits. San Francisco, CA, February 08, 2012 --( Due to the myriad of changes occurring in health care over the last several years, many California chiropractors find themselves frustrated and unable to keep up with new payer requirements, billing codes and the latest updates that affect the business end of their practice in 2012. Helping doctors of chiropractic navigate the healthcare maze is Tom Necela, DC of The Strategic Chiropractor, a Certified Professional Coder, Certified Professional Medical Auditor, Certified Compliance Professional who has been in the trenches on both sides of the fence - as both a practicing chiropractor and a former Insurance Claims Analyst. Dr. Necela's latest seminar series is aimed at teaching chiropractors the practical tools needed for achieving success in the insurance arena, including the latest strategies and tips they need to get paid better for what they do and reduce the risk of problems. In addition to changes made due to the 5010 HIPAA format conversion, chiropractors will learn new diagnosis, CPT codes and audit targets for 2012 that can impact their bottom line. The seminar series also covers vital topics such as how to avoid mistakes that get claims delayed or denied; tips to achieve defensible documentation for PI, Medicare and other payers; bulletproof collections strategies in the era of $5K & $10K deductibles; how to construct compliant cash/TOS discounts; and other "need to know" info that most chiropractors don't have the time to keep up with themselves. Dr. Perry Camissa of Chicago, IL proclaimed that "What I learned in one day was nothing short of astounding - despite the fact that I thought I knew all there was to know about billing & coding." The Strategic Chiropractor's new seminar series is completely updated for 2012 and is designed to show doctors of chiropractic how to eliminate confusion in billing, coding, and collections and features the tips and techniques to boost their bottom line -- despite a weak economy. Dr. Necela's approach also shares his unique perspective the first chiropractor certified as a Professional Medical Auditor to help chiropractors better understand how their documentation, billing and coding is viewed by third party payers. As a result, Dr. Necela's previous events in Seattle have drawn sold out, standing room only crowds and rave reviews from chiropractors, their staff and billing professionals alike. For Dr. Doug DeShazo, it is easy to see why these seminars are so necessary and well attended. The
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Palmer, Alaska chiropractor noted that "I spent $1500 in airfare to attend [Necela'] seminar in Seattle and it was worth every penny. I am certain to recoup the investment with a couple of simple changes in our billing and documentation procedures." Office manager Amy McGee of Tigard Chiropractic Clinic agrees: "I've been to at least 6 of Dr. Necela's seminars. He gives so much valuable information, it's almost impossible to absorb in one sitting and each time I come away with something new!" The San Francisco sessions take place on Saturday February 25 and Saturday April, 2012 at the DoubleTree Hotel, 835 Airport Blvd in Burlingame, CA (less than 5 minutes from SFO airport). The San Jose session will be held on Thursday February 23, 2012 at the Embassy Suites Silicon Valley Hotel, 2885 Lakeside Dr, Santa Clara, CA 95054 (near the San Jose airport). On April 26, 2012, the seminar will be held at the Hampton Inn & Suites, 11951 Highway 267, Truckee, CA 96161 (convenient to both Lake Tahoe and Reno, NV). All sessions will be held from 9 am to 4pm and count as 6 continuing education credits for chiropractors. The cost is $199 for one attendee and $249 for two attendees, in advance. More information and online registration is available at ###

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