Academy of Chiropractic Personal Injury & Primary Spine Care Program

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Compliance 47 CA

From the Desk of Dr. Mark Studin
Academy of Chiropractic
Preamble: many of these issues I bring are small, yet each issue is just that… an issue. If you take care of the small issues, then you will be able to build and focus on the larger issues… a larger, more profitable practice along with more family time. 

“Documenting Timed Procedures”

You MUST use clock time for all procedures requiring units. For those who still think they are smarter than auditors and prosecutors, that means from 9:06am – 9-15am, not 9 minutes. I have now read my “umpteenth” report from really smart doctors who know better than anyone and the next call is going to be “those bastards have accused me of RICO violations and want treble damages for stealing their money.” And guess what…They will be right and you will LOSE. 

To those smart people, be prepared to sell your homes to re-pay the carriers just like your really smart predecessors. Carriers are not benevolent!

In addition, if you are doing group therapies and billing it as a one-on-one service…please read the above statement. You will lose so don’t even consider fighting until you clean up your own house!

You have been warned…formally as too many have been forced to pay very large sums in order to prevent jail time as what you are doing is fraud by any interpretation. Just because the carriers are aggressive in denying your claims often inappropriately, it doesn’t give you the right to do the same and worse. That is why I created Dr. Manoni to help you go after those carriers who have crossed the line and he has VERY sharp teeth to help you get paid. 

Follow the rules, they are not mine… 



Adjunct Assistant Professor of Chiropractic, University of Bridgeport, College of Chiropractic
Adjunct Professor, Division of Clinical Sciences, Texas Chiropractic College
Educational Presenter, Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Joint Partnership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences 

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