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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!

By Team KMCU in Compliance Basics
Most practices say they have a HIPAA compliance program implemented in their office, but when we peel back the layers we find as many as 90% of practices are non-compliant in at least one aspect of this required compliance program. Worse, more than half are woefully out of date and out of...
Kathy Mills Chang MCS-P CCPC
By Kathy Mills Chang MCS-P CCPC CCCA in Compliance Basics
Many offices love to meet potential patients through public screenings. But what is a screening? Is it legal or is it an inducement? And what’s the purpose of doing a Chiropractic Screening for marketing purposes? The definition of a Screening, courtesy of our friends at Screening Experts is: a...
Dr. Karen Sedore
By Karen Sedore DC CPCO in 3rd Party Billing and Collections
A biller’s job is never done. It is important for offices to have procedures in place that will manage both outbound claims and accounts receivable. At any given time, there are hundreds or possibly thousands of claims in various stages of the billing cycle that must be managed.
Yvette Noel
By Yvette Noel CPCO in Documentation
Cheers on graduating from Chiropractic school! You set your dreams on becoming a doctor and the day has finally arrived. You learned how to examine and treat patients and are ready to take them on the road to recovery and wellness. Your skills are ready to launch, but are you truly ready? Is there...
Rhonda Hodge MCS-P
By Rhonda Hodge MCS-P in 3rd Party Billing and Collections
We are often asked, “How can I make my financial department more productive/efficient/profitable?” One thing is clear: it is not just a select group of providers that are dealing with these concerns
Dr. Karen Sedore
By Karen Sedore DC CPCO in Documentation
Take a moment to think about how your office interacts with new patients. In most cases the doctor provides the patient with a polished Report of Findings explaining the diagnosis and treatment options that would work best for the patient’s condition. Does your office handle the patient’s...
Dr. Karen Sedore
By Karen Sedore DC CPCO in Medicare
Your office is a dream team of chiropractic all-stars and everyone needs to be at their best to provide high-quality service for your patients. As a member of the billing department, keeping your coding skills sharp is a must, but unfortunately, Medicare can make things especially tricky.
Rhonda Hodge MCS-P
By Rhonda Hodge MCS-P in Medicare
Explaining the distinction between these two types of care feels like a scene from the movie Ground Hog Day. We wish we had a dollar for every time that we have been asked to clarify this topic. It’s possibly one of the least understood...
By Team KMCU in Medicare
According to AARP, there are currently 44 million Medicare beneficiaries (collectively). That is about 15% of the current U.S. population.
Kathy Mills Chang MCS-P CCPC
By Kathy Mills Chang MCS-P CCPC CCCA in Compliance Basics
There is something exciting and hopeful about facing a new year. Many people make resolutions to do things better, both personally and professionally. Others may choose...