IPSCA Vision Statement: Our Vision is to be THE beacon of subluxation centered Chiropractic for the entire population of Illinois.

         

Whether you are a chiropractor, chiropractic assistant, student, current chiropractic patient or future patient, the following pages are designed to empower you to reach your professional and personal goals. We offer the information contained on this chiropractic website to everyone seeking knowledge on the wonders of good health through chiropractic. The IPSCA recognizes the hazard that Vertebral Subluxation causes in your quality of life. We believe everyone deserves a healthy life, free of vertebral subluxation.          

Subluxation Based Organization

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2018 FALL CONVENTION

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IPSCA Board of Directors Approve Radiographic Examination Standards and Indications

The use of X-ray or radiographic examination by a chiropractor is primarily for spinography.  Spinography is the chiropractic art of analyzing X-rays for the following purposes:

Position Statement

Radiography of a patient should only be performed on the basis of clinical need as judged by the attending Doctor of Chiropractic.  The following are standards for ordering radiographic studies.  These criteria are offered to assist in making this determination on a rational basis. . . . Read More

 

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BCBSIL UPDATE - Appeal, Appeal, Appeal

BCBSIL Modifier Denials - Ron Short, DC, MCS-P, CPC, CPCO

In the August 2017 issue of Blue Review, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) announced:
    
Code-Auditing Enhancement - Effective Nov. 12, 2017, Blue Cross blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) will be implementing a code-auditing enhancement to its claim system.  This software will help improve auditing of professional and outpatient facility claims that are submitted to BCBSIL by clinically validating modifiers submitted on such claims.  Upon implementation of the code-auditing enhancement, providers may use the Claim Research Tool, available on the Availity Web Portal, to research specific claim edits. 
 
The above notice does not apply to government program claims.
 
The result of this code auditing enhancement has been the wholesale denial of claims with the 25 and 59 (XE, XS, XP, or XU) modifiers.  This is not just affecting chiropractors but medical doctors and physical therapists too.    Read More           ChiroCode Article        Claim Inquiry Tip Sheet
 
 

           

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Illinois Prairie State Chiropractic Association
PO Box 4174
Rock Island, IL 61204
309-732-3233

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