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Kathy's Monthly Chronicles - November 2021

Welcome to Kathy's Monthly Chronicles

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. Now, at the end of each month, we’ll 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.

Whats Coming up?

“No Surprises Act” Implementation-What It Means for Your Practice | December 9th, 2021

Just when we thought we were finished with new regulations for the year, the No Surprises Act that was introduced in July is set to be implemented on January 1, 2022. Learn more about this event...

Kathy's Monthly Chronicles - November 2021

Is MIPS Risk Assessment the same as a HIPAA Risk Assessment? | November 24th, 2021

A risk assessment is just that, assessing risk. The question is risk to what or from what? That is determined by the regulation or authority for which the company is trying to be compliant. Watch Now...

Is it True, a Provider Must Complete a HIPAA Risk Assessment Each Year? | November 17th, 2021

Some clinics feel HIPAA is a one-and-done task. Unfortunately, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the enforcement agency, Office of Civil Rights (OCR), disagree. Watch Now...

Tune In To Your Compliance Program | November 12th, 2021

When someone says compliance, do you immediately tune out? It’s a topic that many doctors avoid but doing so puts you at risk. Your practice’s compliance programs are an absolute necessity in today’s healthcare environment. Continue Reading...

How Can We be HIPAA compliant with Credit Card Apps? | November 10th, 2021

It is common to enroll and set up a credit card app that runs credit cards via a website portal, or similar application process. Is it okay to upload patient data into these web-based applications without a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement? Watch Now...

Medicare Claim Submission Update | November 8th, 2021

CMS has released a revised MLN Medicare Billing 837P & Form CMS-1500. Continue Reading...

Prescribing Modalities and Procedures... What Is Needed? | November 3rd, 2021

The initial visit must always include a proper treatment plan with rationale for each service you will perform during this episode of care. Think of it this way... if the patient asks why you are doing a specific service, how would you answer them? Watch Now...

 

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