Serving Chiropractors and Their Patients

Contributors

This website is the result of the logical progression of a written newsletter to the technological benefits of the internet.  The written newsletter, called Chiropractic Law, was first issued in 1996 and has experienced expanded readership over the years.  The newsletter was established by Attorney Dan Riegleman with the overall objective of improving “the chiropractors understanding of major legal issues and advancing the greater utilization of chiropractic as a primary and effective source of healthcare.”

To more comprehensively and rapidly advance these objectives, the founder of the newsletter has assembled a talented group of individuals who have agreed to contribute to an expanding scope of information available at this website.  Those contributors consist of carefully selected attorneys licensed in the State of Wisconsin; as well as, other individuals who are not practicing attorneys.  Anyone using this website must review the disclaimer as it relates to the role of attorneys affiliated with this website.  All of these contributors have been invited to periodically provide general information on the weblogs and otherwise contribute to the growing range of resources available on this website.

Profiles of the current attorneys and contributors to this website are described below: 


Attorney Dan A. Riegleman

Founder of this website and the newsletter, “Chiropractic Law”.  These activities have been the result of his professional “passion” for addressing the unique legal issues affecting chiropractors and their patients.  This interest results from a relationship with his brothers who are both doctors of chiropractic; as well as, years of professional involvement with other doctor’s legal issues and representations of patients receiving chiropractic care.  In connection with these activities, he has remained informed of major political issues affecting Wisconsin Chiropractors and has had the opportunity to appear before Wisconsin’s Chiropractic Examining Board and at chiropractic association events.

 

Attorney Riegleman has been involved in a broad variety of issues affecting chiropractors and their patients.  For doctors, he has assisted with practice formation issues, leasehold concerns, equipment purchases, associate and independent contractor matters, collection proceedings and disciplinary proceedings.  A highlight of his aggressive representation on behalf of chiropractors involved a precedent setting case in which a chiropractor’s “lien” was first found to be enforceable against both the patient/client and his attorney.  He has also represented chiropractor’s patients in hundreds of personal injury and worker’s compensation cases; with particular experience involving patients with “soft tissue” or spinal related injuries.

 

Attorney Riegleman graduated from Wisconsin Law School in 1985 and established his own law firm in Sussex, Wisconsin in 1996.  There he provides assistance to clientele on a broad variety of legal matters; with particular emphasis in the areas of personal injury, worker’s compensation, family law, business formation, and estate planning.  In March of 2015,  one of the largest chiropractic insurance companies in the country, NCMIC, selected Attorney Riegleman as one of its partners in providing legal representation on behalf of its insured –  chiropractors.  There are generally less than five attorneys selected by this insurer in the entire state of Wisconsin to provide such valuable services on behalf of chiropractors.  He maintains an active trial practice and appears in courts throughout various counties in the State.

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Attorney Riegleman’s Office
Location: N63 W23965 Main Street, Sussex, WI 53089
Telephone: (262) 246-4606
Toll Free: 888-933-7033
Website: http://www.sussexlawyer.com


Attorney Roman A. Chojnacki
Attorney Roman A. Chojnacki
roman(pronounced Hoy-not-ski) has been practicing law since graduating from Marquette University Law School in 1981.  Roman is a member of the estate planning team at Angermeier & Rogers, LLP.  In addition to serving with the Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAG) in the United States Navy, he has many years of experience working as a Corporate Attorney in the publishing industry.  In 1999, Roman turned his practice focus to estate planning and has been helping Wisconsin families meet their planning needs and goals since that time.

 

Angermeier & Rogers, LLP
an AV-rated firm (highest ethics, highest ability), has been offering personalized estate planning services since 1995.  In addition to providing trusts and wills, Angermeier & Rogers, LLP helps Wisconsin families and businesses with probate and trust administration, asset protection planning, planning for retirement assets, charitable giving, business succession planning, and planning for Medicaid eligibility.  Angermeier & Rogers, LLP has the distinction of being honored among the list of FIVE STAR Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Managers in 2009 and 2010.  This firm is a recognized leader in regional estate planning organizations and is active in the community, teaching other professionals in the legal and financial service industries about the benefits of proper estate planning.

 

Link to website:  www.wiestateplanners.com


Attorney Mark J. Rogers
Attorney Mark J. Rogers

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has been practicing law since graduating, with honors, from Indiana University School of Law in 1974.  Mark has been a partner at Angermeier & Rogers, LLP since 1978.  He is an active member of the following: Wisconsin Counsil of Estate Planning Attorneys; WealthCounsel; ElderCounsel; National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys; State Bar of Wisconsin – Real Property, Probate and Trust Law and ELDER Law Sections; and Milwaukee Bar Association – Probate Practice and Procedure Sections.  He has also contributed to the following books:  Love, Money and Control:  Reinvesting Estate Planning (2004) Contributing Author;Handling the Generation Skipping Transfer Tax in Wisconsin(2003) Co-Author; Your Life Your Legacy:  The Fundamentals of Effective Estate Planning (2003) Co-Author. Founding Fellow, Past Chancellor (2002-2003), Chancellor Elect (2010-2011), EPICOR (Estate Planning Institute of Collaborative Resources). Attorney Rogers is on the Board of Directors, Illinois/Wisconsin Forum of Estate Planning Attorneys since 1998. 1997 to 1999 Chairperson for Wisconsin Counsel of Estate Planning Attorneys.  1995 finalist for position of U.S. Magistrate Judge.  1985, 1990, 1995 recognized in Milwaukee Magazine survery of Best Lawyers in Milwaukee.

 

Angermeier & Rogers, LLP

an AV-rated firm (highest ethics, highest ability), has been offering personalized estate planning services since 1995.  In addition to providing trusts and wills, Angermeier & Rogers, LLP helps Wisconsin families and businesses with probate and trust administration, asset protection planning, planning for retirement assets, charitable giving, business succession planning, and planning for Medicaid eligibility.  Angermeier & Rogers, LLP has the distinction of being honored among the list of FIVE STAR Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Managers in 2009 and 2010.  This firm is a recognized leader in regional estate planning organizations and is active in the community, teaching other professionals in the legal and financial service industries about the benefits of proper estate planning.

 

 

 

Angermeier & Rogers, LLP
Location: 312 E. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 210, Milwaukee, WI  53202
Telephone: (414) 289-9200
Fax:  (414) 289-0664
E-mail address:  mrogers@wiestateplanners.com

Link to website:  http://www.wiestateplanners.com/


Attorney Alan C. Olson

alan-olsonAttorney Alan C. Olson

His team of employment and disability benefits experts is devoted to helping his clients recover 100% of their compensation.  He has personally advised thousands of client and litigated their claims in the United States Supreme Court and in federal courts throughout the United States.

Since the founding of his firm more than 20 years ago it has been Attorney Olson’s mission to provide high quality legal representation in employment and long-term disability benefits claims; exceed the highest ethical and professional standards of his legal profession; vigorously pursue and skillfully resolve his clients’ legal claims; and, promptly communicate with his clients regarding each case.

 

Attorney Olson graduated from Marquette University Law School and University of Wisconsin, Madison.  He is an active member of the National Employment Lawyers Association, Wisconsin Employment Lawyers Association and American Association for Justice.

Attorney Olson’s Office
Location: 2880 S. Moorland Road, New Berlin, WI  53151
Telephone: (262) 649-4861
Toll Free: 888-843-1261
Website: http://www.employee-advocates.com


Attorney Dan Icenogle
IcenogleAttorney Dan Icenogle

With over 32 years spent practicing medicine and 23 years spent practicing law, there are few attorneys across Wisconsin who understand the legal issues facing health care practitioners better than Atty. Dan Icenogle. As the past president of the board of the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Health Law Section and a sought-after speaker on health care law, Attorney Icenogle is known across Wisconsin for his deep knowledge of licensing, credentialing and contract law matters affecting a variety of health care providers.

Areas of Practice

  • Health & Health Care Law
  • Ethics & Professional Responsibility
  • Physician Employment and Credentialing

  • Non Compete Agreements
  • Licensing issues


Attorney Dan Icenogle’s Office
Location: S7563 Riley Road, Readstown, WI 54652
Phone: 866-625-9104
Fax: 608-629-5202
Map and Directions
Website: http://www.icenoglelaw.com/


Steven G. Yeomans, D.C.

YeomansSteven G. Yeomans, D.C.

Dr. Yeomans graduated cum laude from National College of Chiropractic in 1979.  He completed the chiropractic orthopedic residency and became board certified in 1985 after completeing a five year residency in chiropractic orthopedics and has been active in research and has lectured since 1988 both locally and abroad.  Dr. Yeomans actively lectures on the post-graduate department faculty for 6 colleges of chiropractic in areas including:  Orthopedics, Industrial Consulting, Outcome Assessment and Rehabilitation.  Dr. Yeomans hospital affiliation was obtained in 1994 at Ripon Medical Center.

 

Dr. Yeomans has been involved in many publications including a text book entitledThe Clinical Application of Outcomes Assessment, 2000, Appleton & Lange Publishing.  This text contains up-to-date valid and reliable methods of assessing patient’s pain, general health, disability, impairment, psychometrics, and satifaction with care.  This information can be used to prove medical necessity of care to insurers, help protect the health care provider in liability issues, and most important, guide the health care provider so that prompt clinical decisions can be made.

EDUCATION

BS- 1977 (completed BS during first two years at National College of Chiropractic)

DC, cum laude- 1979

Clerkship 1977 at Cook County Hospital (foot and back service)

Orthopedic residency program 1979-1985 completing board certification

  1. National College of Chiropractic- 1989 (Orthopedics: Disability and Impairment Rating)
  2. Northwestern College of Chiropractic- 1991 (Industrial consulting)
  3. Los Angeles College of Chiropractic- 1994 (Rehabilitation)
  4. Canadian Memorial College of Chiropractic- 1995 (Rehabilitation)
  5. Northwestern College of Chiropractic- 1996 (Orthopedics)

HOSPITAL AFFILIATION

Ripon Medical Center (8/94)

PUBLICATIONS

Yeomans S. The assessment of cervical intersegmental mobility before and after spinal manipulative therapy. J. Manipulative Physiol. Ther. 1992; 15:106-114.

Sweere J, editor. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome-A Chiropractic Perspective. Baltimore: Aspen, 1993.

Stude D, editor. Outcomes Assessment of the Rehabilitation Patient. Baltimore: Aspen, 1996.

Yeomans S. Chiropractic management of carpal tunnel syndrome. D.C. Tracts, 1996; 3:1.

Yeomans S, Liebenson C. Quantitative functional capacity evaluation: the missing link to outcomes assessment. Topics Clin Chiro, 1996; 3(1):32-43.

Yeomans S, Liebenson C. Functional capacity evaluation and chiropractic case management. Topics Clin Chiro, 1996; 3(3):15-25.

Text Chapter 5: Yeomans S, Fitzthum J. Proving the Existence of Chronic Pain. Wiley Law Publications. 1998 Wiley Expert Witness Update: New Developments in Personal Injury Litigation. 1998, pp5.1-5.20.

Published: Liebenson, C, Chapman S, Yeomans SG. How do I justify the medical necessity of my care? Part !: Overview. Dynamic Chiropractic 5-17-99; 17(11):18-21.

S Yeomans, J Fitzthum, M Edinger. “DC Tracts” Industrial Work Injuries: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Published summer, 1999 (Aspen Publishing).

Text for Appleton & Lange publishers entitled “The Clinical Utilization of Outcomes Assessment” Released August 1999.

AWARDS

Achievement award in anatomy, 1979.

Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges (1978-79).

“President’s Award”, 1992, 1993, 1995 awarded for, “outstanding work and achievement in the WCA”.

“Chiropractor of the Year”, 1994.

COMMITTEE POSITIONS

Steering committee and faculty member of the Wisconsin Back Society, fall 1993-present.

Clinical Advisory Committee, Chair, 1991-2000.

Northeast District President, Wisconsin Chiropractic Association, 1989-90.

Steering committee: WCA documentation committee, 1996.

President: Wisconsin Back Society, 1996-1998.

 

 

 

Dr. Yeoman’s Office
Location: 404 Eureka Street, Ripon, WI  54971
Telephone: (920) 748-3644
Website: http://www.yeomans-edingerchiropractic.com


Greg E. Nielsen, D.C.

nielsenGreg E. Nielsen, D.C.

Dr. Greg Nielsen is a chiropractor in a small Wisconsin town with a population of 2000. For the past twenty years he has been making an incredible living by marketing health services to his community using what he calls “Soap Opera Marketing”. Dr. Nielsen was one of the lucky doctors who got in with Dan Kennedy right out of chiropractic college and he has never looked back since.  He has also worked extensively with Dr. Ben Cummings marketing strategies in developing a unique style of highly effective advertising approaches.

Nielsen does the BEST ads in the chiropractic profession”. Much of Dr. Nielsen’s advertising pushes the limits of what is considered “professional” in the chiropractic profession, however, he does get results. It is not uncommon for Dr. Nielsen to get between 20% and 30% response to his mailings, when most would be happy with a 2% response.  Some of the amazing strategies developed by Dr. Nielsen can be found at docnielsenstuff.com,marketingbestpractices.com and hardtofindseminars.com.

Dr. Nielsen works at Waterford Chiropractic Office.  His office hours are by appointment.  You can email Dr. Nielsen atdocnielsen@aol.com or contact his office at the numbers listed below.

Dr. Nielsen’s Office
Location: 505 Aber Drive, P.O. Box 86, Waterford, WI  53185-0086
Telephone: (262) 534-3767
Toll Free: 800-359-3765
Website: http://www.docnielsen.com


J. Peter Heffernan, D.C. DPhCS

J. Peter Heffernan, D.C. DPhCS

peterheffEDUCATION

  • High School Diploma, St. Alphonses High School, Dearborn, MI, 1970
  • Pre-Chiropractic credit, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 1970-1971
  • Pre-Chiropractic credit, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, 1971-1972
  • Bachelor of Science, Human Biology, Logan College of Chiropractic, Chesterfield, MO, 1975
  • Doctor of Chiropractic Degree, Logan College of Chiropractic,Chesterfield, MO, 1975

POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION 

  • Wisconsin Chiropractic Association Spokesperson training program, 1982
  • Post graduate Fellowship in Applied Spinal Biomechanical Engineering(A.S.B.E), 1985
  • Certified post graduate instructor for A.S.B.E., 1986-1991
  • Certified in spinal trauma, 100 hours, 1995
  • Certified in CPR/AED, 1996-present
  • L.C.P. (Hon.), Graduate Chiropractic Philosophy Colloquium, Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement, 120 hours, 2003
  • Diplomat in Philosophical Chiropractic Standards (DPhCS), International Chiropractic Association and the Council on Chiropractic Philosophy, 300 hours, 2005
  • Certified in Chiropractic Nutrition, Wisconsin Chiropractic Association, 40 hours, 2008

PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE

  • Certification by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, #5928, 1975
  • Licensed to practice in the state of Michigan, #2761, 1975
  • Licensed to practice in the state of Wisconsin, #1326, 1975

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 

  • Private practice in Waukesha, 1975 to present. . . Upon graduation from Logan College of Chiropractic my wife Roseanne and I moved to Waukesha, Wisconsin with our one year old son, P.J.  We opened the Bluemound Chiropractic Life Center on January 15th, 1976.  The practice grew to 100 patient visits per day within one year.  Over the next several years an associate was added and the practice grew to 500 visits per week.  The practice became a Renaissance based practice in 1978 when new patients were accepted only after attending pre-care classes.  The practice began to start 100 new patients per month from direct referrals and we quickly reached capacity.  The practice has sustained itself as a non-advertising, direct referral, family based, non-therapy practice for 34 years. Currently the practice is called Heffernan Chiropractic Clinic.  We have four full time chiropractors.  The practice integrates segmental specific chiropractic adjustments delivered using the X.Y,Z coordinate system.  Adjustments are integrated with rehabilitative spinal exercises, theraball exercises, and yoga classes.  
  • Renaissance Seminar Instructor, 1979-1981
  • Wisconsin Chiropractic Association Member, Public Relations Committee, 1982-1985
  • Board Member, Wisconsin Chiropractic Association Board of Directors, 1994-2001
  • Executive  Director of Applied Spinal Biomechanical Engineering (A.S.B.E), 1986-1991
    • Prior to resigning this post, A.S.B.E. was being taught by seven instructors in over 60 seminar locations per year.  My commitment was 20 weekends per year coupled with the management and maintenance of a full-time practice
  • Life Force Doctor, Recruitment program, Life University, 2009

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • International Chiropractic Association, 1975-present
  • Wisconsin Chiropractic Association, 1975-present
  • ICA Council on Chiropractic Philosophy, 2004-present
  • New York Academy of Science, 1985-1992
  • Academy for Research in the Chiropractic Sciences International, Affiliate Member
  • Member of Life University Board of Trustees, 2006-present

 PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS

  • Heffernan, J.P. (1986). The basic principles of magnetic resonance imaging. Research Forum. 2, No. 3.
  • Aragona, R., Heffernan, J.P. and Spizer. (1990). The application of therapeutic excercises based on the lateral flexion roentgenography to restore biomechanicial function. Chiropractic Research Journal. 1, No. 4.
  • Heffernan, J.P. (1992). The use of stress x-rays in chiropractic clinical practice. Proceedings of the Conference on Research and Education.
  • Heffernan, J.P. (2004). Understanding the expression of universal intelligence and innate intelligence in transplanted organs. Proceedings at the ICA Conference on Philosophical Chiropractic Standards.
  • Heffernan, J.P. (2005). Does the philosophy of science congruently give us the ‘Why’ to explain traditional practice? Proceedings of The Atheneum DPhCS at the Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement.
  • Heffernan, J.P. (2005). Metaphysics of the mental impulse. The Philosopher’s Quill. 3, No. 2.

AWARDS

  • Foundation of Chiropractic Endowment Program Contributor Award, Palmer College of Chiropractic, 1983
  • Designated One of the “Nifty Fifty”, Slone Kettering/Ron Pero/Joe Flesia Cancer Study
  • Life College Inner Circle Award, 1985
  • Life Chiropractic College Ambassador Award, 1992-1994
  • Milwaukee Magazine Award, Top 10 Chiropractors chosen by peers, 2002
  • Life University Presidential Citation, 2004
  • Life University Academy of Fellows Award, 2005

Dr. Heffernan’s Office
Location: 1820 E. Main Street, Waukesha, WI  53186
Telephone: (262) 549-4555
Website: http://www.heffernanchiropractic.com


Dr. Randall Hammett D.C.

Dr. Randall  Hammett D.C.

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Dr. Hammett is a “veteran” of innovative and aggressive advocacy for chiropractic in Wisconsin.  Following graduation from Life College in 1979, Dr. Hammett established a practice in Kenosha where he has now been practicing for over 35 years.  During the course of his private practice, Dr. Hammett has shared his unique skills and insights with the profession as a contributing author for the American Journal of Clinical Chiropractic and personally authored twenty three books.  He also was a practice consultant for 15 years.  Given his unique experiences and energy, Dr. Hammett was selected to serve on a district committee of the Office of Lawyer Regulation, an investigative branch of the Wisconsin Supreme Court which is involved in disciplinary proceedings involving Wisconsin attorneys.

 

Hammett Clinic of Chiropractic
6500 67th Street
Kenosha, WI 53142
262-654-3141


Martin Johnson, D.H.M., C.F.T.

Martin Johnson, D.H.M., C.F.T.

MartyMartin Johnson is a Doctor of Holistic Medicine and Certified Personal Fitness Trainer.  Martin is a Natural Health Consultant as-well as Certified in Quantum Reflex Analysis.

Martin uses a variety of assessment tools to help determine the root cause of one’s health condition and how to turn the momentum of one’s health in a positive direction.  He operates a practice and health food clinic in Menomonee Falls, known as “Total Health Natural Medicine Clinic”.

 

Martin Johnson’s Office
Location: N81 W15062 Appleton Avenue, Menomonee Falls, WI  53051
Telephone: (262) 251-8543
Fax:  (262) 253-0391
E-mail: marty@totalhealthinc.com
Website: totalhealthinc.com


Mr. Ed Petty

Mr. Ed Petty

ed_daveEd Petty and Dave Michel began PM&A in 1988 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Our objective was to help chiropractors develop and manage their businesses through individual consulting and coaching.

In 1991, we began another allied company called Chiro-Health Management Services, Inc. This company opened or purchased chiropractic offices throughout Wisconsin. To date, it has opened or acquired 25 offices.

We have worked with all types of health care facilities, from dentists, dermatologists, podiatrists, D.O.’s, medical doctors, but have specialized in the chiropractic profession. We both believe in and practice the natural approach to health care and the chiropractic life style.

David lives in Sheboygan Wisconsin, and has two teenage sons. Ed lives in Whitefish Bay, WI, and has three grown children. Both David and Ed are actively involved in their families and their local communities.

What is our business focus?

We like to consider our firm as the “un-seminar” practice management company. Our focus is on implementation of practical and customized solutions that are designed to fit the unique needs of each office.

 

The majority of our clients have been group practices, multiple offices, and doctors working towards expanding their current operation.

 

Our ultimate goal with each doctor is to bring about Practice Freedom. That is, creating a business that runs itself separate from the personality of the owner, allowing him or her to be free to live a balanced and prosperous life.

What is our mission?

  • Increase Profit. Improve the profitability of our client’s business as soon as ethically possible
  • Improve Organization. Organize the office so that the profits increase consistently
  • Systemize Operation. Set up the business so that it is not as dependent upon the owner
  • Achieve Practice Freedom. The owner is prosperous and has more free time

What do we do?

We improve your practice volume,
help you make more money, relieve your practice stress, and ultimately help you to be free of the office administration so that its continuing success is no longer dependent upon your day-to-day efforts.

How do we do it?

We travel to your office, do a thorough evaluation, put it on a “treatment program”, and then make “adjustments” as needed.  When we are not in your office, we work on your customized practice development program in our office, supporting you and your staff on projects that help grow your business.  We help you develop your own systems, and work with you and your staff until they are smoothly running your business for you.   We call this the 3-Goals Practice Development Process.

What makes us different?

Implementation. We do what others don’t: we come to your office and work with you, your staff, your doctors, and even your community and vendors, on customized practice building projects. Then we follow up by phone, fax, and another on-site visit.  We are demons on follow-through. We have been visiting offices since 1988. We probably have more combined time doing on-site practice management than any other group in the country.

Everyday, we are usually in a different office working with doctors and their staffs.  We have found that there is nothing to compare with this to improve a practice.

We don’t rely on a seminars or tapes to get the job done, just like you don’t rely on a patient education video or pretty brochure to improve the health of your patients. These can help, but they do not replace the benefits of on-site, customized support.
Why you need our services.

Simply put, it is just a lot harder than it used to be.  There are more demands on you and your practice than ever before. Your external practice environment has become more competitive, and internally your practice has become much more complicated. The result: you end up trying to wear too many hats.

Your job is to be a chiropractor, not a senior C.A. You did not go to school to do clerical or administrative work.  When you begin to move off of your role as a chiropractor, not only will your practice drop in volumn, but so will the quality of your care. And so will the quality of your life.

Petty, Michel & Associates
Location: P.O. Box 170882, Whitefish Bay, WI  53217
Telephone: (414) 332-4511
Fax: (877) 686-0909
Website: http://www.PMAworks.com


Mr. Dave Michel

Mr. Dave Michel
ed_daveDave Michel brings a keen statistical management and analysis perspective to any chiropractic office or business.  He has been helping thousands of service and health care businesses around the US over the last 26 years to better understand their business through an insight on their patient, collections, financial and production trends.  This allows the doctor, entrepreneur or small business owner to pinpoint exact areas and actions that will provide the best return on investment and prioritize their action steps.

Since founding Petty, Michel & Associates in 1988, he has traveled extensively across the US providing on-sight consulting, motivational and chiropractic business seminars, and working with industry leaders in setting new standards for billing, production and delivery.  He has served on the boards of several private and government groups (including Milwaukee Harley-Davidson, clinics and mental health groups) and was elected to the Sheboybgan County Board of Supervisors.

Nicknamed Ram, or “the reimbursement answer man”, he was in charge and oversaw a 6 person insurance billing/collections department for 5 years, has done coding and compliance work, been in audits with Medicare, Medicia, Medicaid, BlueCross, CMS, WPPN, and others, has set up billing for chiropractic offices, medical services, physical therapy and nursing homes, including CBRF’s, IMD’s, and SNF’s and CORF’s.

He has been an avid motorcycle rider for 36 years and currently rides his fifth Harley Davidson.  He brings a human aspect to the numbers and provides you an expanded knowledge of your business from the outside in, along with a 500 mile high picture of your clinic that you can use as your road map.

Ed Petty and Dave Michel began PM&A in 1988 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Our objective was to help chiropractors develop and manage their businesses through individual consulting and coaching.

In 1991, we began another allied company called Chiro-Health Management Services, Inc. This company opened or purchased chiropractic offices throughout Wisconsin. To date, it has opened or acquired 25 offices.

We have worked with all types of health care facilities, from dentists, dermatologists, podiatrists, D.O.’s, medical doctors, but have specialized in the chiropractic profession. We both believe in and practice the natural approach to health care and the chiropractic life style.

David lives in Sheboygan Wisconsin, and has two teenage sons. Ed lives in Whitefish Bay, WI, and has three grown children. Both David and Ed are actively involved in their families and their local communities.

What is our business focus?

We like to consider our firm as the “un-seminar” practice management company. Our focus is on implementation of practical and customized solutions that are designed to fit the unique needs of each office.

 

The majority of our clients have been group practices, multiple offices, and doctors working towards expanding their current operation.

 

Our ultimate goal with each doctor is to bring about Practice Freedom. That is, creating a business that runs itself separate from the personality of the owner, allowing him or her to be free to live a balanced and prosperous life.

What is our mission?

  • Increase Profit. Improve the profitability of our client’s business as soon as ethically possible
  • Improve Organization. Organize the office so that the profits increase consistently
  • Systemize Operation. Set up the business so that it is not as dependent upon the owner
  • Achieve Practice Freedom. The owner is prosperous and has more free time

What do we do?

We improve your practice volume,
help you make more money, relieve your practice stress, and ultimately help you to be free of the office administration so that its continuing success is no longer dependent upon your day-to-day efforts.

How do we do it?

We travel to your office, do a thorough evaluation, put it on a “treatment program”, and then make “adjustments” as needed.  When we are not in your office, we work on your customized practice development program in our office, supporting you and your staff on projects that help grow your business.  We help you develop your own systems, and work with you and your staff until they are smoothly running your business for you.   We call this the 3-Goals Practice Development Process.

What makes us different?

Implementation. We do what others don’t: we come to your office and work with you, your staff, your doctors, and even your community and vendors, on customized practice building projects. Then we follow up by phone, fax, and another on-site visit.  We are demons on follow-through. We have been visiting offices since 1988. We probably have more combined time doing on-site practice management than any other group in the country.

Everyday, we are usually in a different office working with doctors and their staffs.  We have found that there is nothing to compare with this to improve a practice.

We don’t rely on a seminars or tapes to get the job done, just like you don’t rely on a patient education video or pretty brochure to improve the health of your patients. These can help, but they do not replace the benefits of on-site, customized support.
Why you need our services.

Simply put, it is just a lot harder than it used to be.  There are more demands on you and your practice than ever before. Your external practice environment has become more competitive, and internally your practice has become much more complicated. The result: you end up trying to wear too many hats.

Your job is to be a chiropractor, not a senior C.A. You did not go to school to do clerical or administrative work.  When you begin to move off of your role as a chiropractor, not only will your practice drop in volumn, but so will the quality of your care. And so will the quality of your life.

Petty, Michel & Associates
Location: P.O. Box 170882, Whitefish Bay, WI  53217
Telephone: (414) 332-4511
Fax: (877) 686-0909
Website: http://www.PMAworks.com


Elizabeth M. McLean, D.C., CCSP

Elizabeth M. McLean, D.C., CCSP

Eliza McLean is a Chiropractic Technician Instructor at Moraine Park Technical College.

Dr. McLean’s Office
Location: 2151 North Main Street, West Bend, WI 53090
Telephone: (262) 335-5751
Toll Free: 800-472-4554
E-mail: emclean@morainepark.edu


Jeffrey Cronk, D.C.

Jeffrey Cronk, D.C.

DrCronkLicensed chiropractor and owner of National Injury Diagnostics.  National Injury Diagnostics was established to provide optimal diagnostic imaging support services for those providers who treat spinal ligament injuries.  While most spinal ligament injuries (sprains) are not life threatening they can be very life impairing because they can cause pain and spinal nerve dysfunction.  Providers who are treating acute or chronic spinal injuries need to be able to differentiate a number of factors in order to set up optimal treatment plans.  They may need to:

 
  • Rule out serious pathologies (ie. bone fractures, bone disease etc.) which can mimic a spinal sprain condition.
  • They will need to determine the location and the severity of any spinal ligament damage.
This office services the medical, chiropractic, osteopathic provider community by bringing the best of both traditional radiology reads for complicating pathologies; as well as contemporary functional radiology reads to better determine the location and severity of any spinal ligament damage.
 
Dr. Cronk has been a treating provider for over 16 years and  understands that a wrong or incomplete diagnosis can lead to years of non-optimal care, resulting in a patient who now suffers from a now chronic, life altering condition.
 
This office was established so that the doctors who utilize National Injury Diagnostics services can determine a more accurate picture of the patient’s condition so that they can improve, their ability to develop, revise, or change the patients treatment plan, so that optimal results can be achieved on a patient by patient basis.
 

Dr. Cronk’s Office
Location:  800 Wisconsin Street, Bldg D2, Suite 102, Eau Claire, WI 54703
Telephone: (715) 833-8533
Fax: (715) 839-7902
Website: www.spinal-kinetics.com

 


Paul Kramer, D.C.

Paul Kramer, D.C.

paul_kramer_dcDr. Paul Kramer trained in chiropractic at Palmer Chiropractic University. He graduated in 1994. Following graduation, he studied under several world renowned chiropractors.  Including Dr. Howard Pettersson, Dr. Vernon Pierce, Dr. Jesse Jutkowitz and Dr. Daniel Murphy.

Dr. Kramer presently operates Kramer Chiropractic in Menomonee Falls.  Dr. Kramer practices the latest chiropractic methods and offers chiropractic nutritional counseling for his patients. He has the distinction of being appointed and currently serving as a second opinion examiner for the Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Division.

Dr. Paul was born and raised in West Allis, WI. He has lived in Southeast Wisconsin most of his life. He loves to spend time with his family, but he also finds time to swim and study martial arts. He has won several swimming championships at the state level and competed in martial arts tournaments. He has a strong interest in health and lives a very healthy, happy, balanced life.

Dr. Kramer’s Office
Location: W172N9723 Division Rd, Germantown, WI 53022, USA
Telephone: (262) 293-3790
Website: http://www.drkramerchiropractic.com/


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