CMS: Ensure time spent with patients is appropriately valued with E/M code changes

By Edward Nielsen | September 18, 2019

Beyond performing sophisticated procedures, many specialists primarily spend hours each week conducting face-to-face visits with patients to perform examinations, diagnose diseases and coordinate care. These time-intensive services, which are referred to as “evaluation and management” (E/M) services, are crucial to diagnose complex and chronic diseases, help patients keep disease symptoms in check and avoid adverse…

Pa. state lawmakers among the highest paid in U.S., but they’re doing less and less actual lawmaking

By Edward Nielsen | September 13, 2019

Pennsylvania has the largest full-time legislature in the nation and its lawmakers are among the highest-paid in the country, yet, increasingly, they’re doing less and less actual lawmaking. READ MORE HERE

U.S. employers’ medical costs set to rise 6.5% in 2020

By Edward Nielsen | September 13, 2019

Employers’ health benefit costs are set to rise by 6.5% in 2020, outpacing inflation but at a slower rate than growth globally, according to a new report.  READ MORE HERE

Congress comes back to work as providers make push for changes to surprise billing legislation

By Edward Nielsen | September 9, 2019

Lawmakers are returning to work Monday to a simmering fight over how to handle surprise medical bills, with the provider industry having spent the summer pushing hard for major changes. READ MORE HERE

CMS gets new powers to go after Medicare, Medicaid fraudsters

By Edward Nielsen | September 6, 2019

The Trump administration issued a new rule that aims to prevent payments to Medicare and Medicaid fraudsters by boosting revocation powers and extending the time before troublesome organizations can rejoin the programs. READ MORE HERE

Patients don’t think payers, providers can protect their data, survey finds

By Edward Nielsen | August 29, 2019

Patients are skeptical of healthcare industry players’ ability to protect their data—and believe health insurers to be the worst at doing so, a new survey shows.  READ MORE HERE

Insurers, doctors slam CMS for overhaul to Medicare Advantage payment audits

By Edward Nielsen | August 29, 2019

Insurers, doctors slam CMS for overhaul to Medicare Advantage payment audits Providers and insurers are livid that the Trump administration wants to change how Medicare Advantage (MA) plans are audited, saying the changes are unfair and illegal.

YOUR PCA MEMBERSHIP $$$ WORKING FOR YOU: Increa$ed Reimbur$ements

By Pennsylvania Chiropractic Association | July 26, 2019

Exactly How Does Medicare’s Quality Payment Program Affect Your Bottom Line? Following from PCA supporter Best Practices Academy is a FREE DOWNLOAD to the BPA’s whitepaper and a FREE RECORDING of their recent ‘state of the state’ webinar on Medicare’s Quality Payment Program and its impact on Chiropractic, including the increase in reimbursement for services…

Members, Get $150 off your Annual Dues!

By Linda Smelser | February 27, 2019

Remember to refer your colleagues and get $150 of your dues!   When you help build membership, we appreciate it.    PCA will give you $150 for EACH member that joins as a Regular Member at the annual rate of $600 and mentions your name! Send your non-member colleagues to:  Join PCA Today!

Strategic Business Partner Spotlight 

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Troy Healthcare, LLC owns and manufactures Stopain® Clinical, giving us 100% complete control from concept to market, ensuring the highest product quality. All of our company's research, quality, and business practices are managed according to FDA guidelines. For 20 years, we have been manufacturing topical analgesics in the USA at our Pennsylvania based facility.
Meet the team & sample products at booth #3 in Pittsburgh!!


September 14-15 | Alzheimers & Functional Medicine | Dr. Shannon Smith | Harrisburg | 12 CE  

October 5 | ACRRT PA Limited Exam Prep-DC's & Staff | Dr. Victor Rizzo | Bethlehem | 8 CE 


PCA Annual Convention

October 19-20, 2019-Pittsburgh, PA

Don't miss the chance to hear 7 AWESOME speakers, attend informational hands-on seminars, earn 12 CE and network with Chiropractors, Chiropractic Students, and experts in the field!

For more information or to register, click HERE: