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Insurance at the end of the year….

As we approach the end of the year, there are a few things to keep in mind with regards to patient’s health insurance. 1) For many people, their deductibles may actually, finally, be met! This means they should use their … Continue reading

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COBRA-why so problematic?

I don’t know about you, but I have horrible luck getting COBRA to pay claims the first time.  For some reason, when this special, expensive coverage is supposed to kick in, it doesn’t – time and time again.  Patients always say they’ve … Continue reading

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The trouble with using outcome assessments

Nowadays you need to use more and more objective findings to document a patient’s improvement and response to treatment. A major tool to substantiate a patient’s need for care are objective measurement tools such as Oswestry disability indexes, pain questionnaires, … Continue reading

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It’s here! It’s here!

DESCRIPTION: All the basics and all the details you need to make a living billing your patients’ insurance successfully.  In this book, you will find information such as: How to decide whether to bill insurance or not in your practice … Continue reading

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Forums! Forums! Forums!

I have been busy getting the forums up and running. We are planning to have two general forums. One is for discussion of individual insurance companies and the other for a discussion of laws, regulations, and issues from and about … Continue reading

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The book is almost here

The book is going to be released any day now. To purchase it (and get a pre-publication discount of 20%) click here.

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PI Case Clarification

I was pleasantly surprised last week when I had a patient sign an addendum to our PI Policy without complaining.  Although she had previously signed the more generic policy stating that, if she became responsible for her bill (if it … Continue reading

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Cigna oddity resolved?

So, here in California at least, all of the Practitioners have been receiving “Cigna election to participate request forms’ to sign and send back to ASH…to reiterate their desire to be a Cigna provider.  Hopefully this will bi-pass any weird … Continue reading

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Kaiser-ASH Situation

ASH just posted a reiteration of how the whole Kaiser arrangement works, I would like to recap it here for you since it is important if you see Kaiser patients via ASH. 1) The current referral situation is this:  Kaiser … Continue reading

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The Book Is Coming

If you haven’t noticed, Tiffany and I have been a little less diligent with adding things to this website. And there was a very good reason for that: we have been very deep in final edits for the book. And … Continue reading

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