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Kathy's Monthly Chronicles - July 2021

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We get it! You receive a lot of emails! We'd like to help. We know you count on us to keep you up to date on the latest reimbursement and compliance happenings. We compile all our monthly updates, blogs, and news for you into one announcement. Watch for this recap each month, courtesy of your friends here at KMCU.

Kathy's Monthly Chronicles - July 2021

Is Your CMS 1500 Form Telling On You? | July 28th, 2021

Do you find yourself forgetting to change box 14? Have you ever changed box 14? Let's learn when and why to change box 14 while considering certain situations when you do not use the first treatment date of THIS episode of care.  Watch Now...

Checks and Balances | July 23rd, 2021

There are occasions when honest mistakes and oversights are made that can lead to financial losses for the office. Money that is coming in from patients or insurance payments throughout the day may get misplaced during busy patient hours.  Continue Reading...

Are Your Patient's Wanting to Bring Something Extra to Their Visit? | July 21st, 2021

Many people have service animals, while some have hand guns. While we worry about the safety and our concern for all of our patient and staff, what do you do when someone wants to bring something extra along?  Watch Now...

De-Mystifying Active vs. Maintenance Care with Medicare, Part 2 | July 16th, 2021

All doctors want to be paid for the clinically reasonable and medically necessary services and procedures rendered to patients, so it is important to understand the contracts that might be required and each company’s definition of medical necessity.  Continue Reading...

Using OAT’s to set your Short Term Goals | July 15th, 2021

One area repeatedly missing in the documentation of a treatment plan is established short-term and long-term goals. Did you know that you are much more likely to reach your goals if you write them down? There are tools available to help you...  Watch Now...

What Type of SOAP Do You Use? | July 7th, 2021

Staying clean is imperative to good health just as clean notes are imperative to proper documentation. Properly using the right kind of SOAP on every visit can ensure the integrity of your notes. Know "What" you are doing and "Why" you are doing it.  Watch Now...

Mask Free - Not Quite Yet! | July 6th, 2021

On Monday, June 21, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for healthcare employers.  Continue Reading...

How to Value Your Time | July 2nd, 2021

Ever changing healthcare guidelines and regulations, emphasis on compliance requirements, and never-ending increases in payor audits and denials, all scream to us that the business side of running a practice has become...  Continue Reading...

 

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