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From in-depth articles exploring hot topics in the industry to detailed how-tos about reimbursement and compliance, our blog puts a wealth of information at your fingertips. Check back often for new entries!

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By Yvette Noel CPCO in 3rd Party Billing and Collections
How much are you contributing to that amount? We all know how hard it is to keep up with insurance verifications, scheduling patients, answering the calls…etc. Those are the daily events we must attend to in order to have a claim to follow up on, but are you following up or leaving money on the...
By Team KMCU in Coding
Heads Up- Medicare QMB Indicators Start Again July 1, 2018
By Team KMCU in Coding
If you are expecting ground-breaking news, you won’t find it in this update. What you will discover is that Optum has finally taken the guesswork out of when and how to append the -59 modifier when performing CMT along with procedure code 97140 – manual therapy techniques (e.g., mobilization/...
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By Yvette Noel CPCO in 3rd Party Billing and Collections
Are you stuck, as are many practices, with claims that have never been paid? You sent them out the door after you did your part and waited… and waited… and waited.
By Team KMCU in Compliance Basics
A Patient Satisfaction Survey is an often-overlooked source of valuable information you can use to improve your practice. Today’s healthcare industry continues to increase its demands for quality measures. Thus, it makes sense for you to keep tabs on how you measure up against the competition.
By Team KMCU in Medicare
Proper use of the Medicare’s Advanced Beneficiary Notice (ABN) At KMC University we are frequently asked about Medicare’s Advanced Beneficiary Notice (ABN). There are many aspects to the ABN such as Mandatory and Voluntary; Participating and Non-Participating Providers; when to use each of them...
By Team KMCU in Medicare
Did you know that Medicare has a revalidation process that was established as part of the Affordable Care Act, Section 6401 (a)? It requires that all enrolled providers/suppliers revalidate their Medicare enrollment information.
By Team KMCU in Coding
Swimming in BCBS Therapy Denials? Take a Pro Active Approach
By Team KMCU in Compliance Basics
With ever increasing premiums and deductibles, along with decreasing benefits, many patients being forced to cash pay more quickly or without coverage at all.
By Team KMCU in Medicare
It’s that time of year again when everyone is thinking about MIPS deadlines and the Advancing Care Reporting (formerly known as EHR Attestation/Meaningful Use).
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