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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!

Rebecca Scott
By Rebecca Scott CPC in Coding
As we prepare for the changing of the season, pulling out coats ahead of the cold weather, it’s also the time to pull out current coding books. Because ICD-10 diagnosis codes are controlled by the government, they work on a government fiscal year, October 1-September 30. New codes go into effect...
By Team KMCU in Coding
The worldwide effect of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is unprecedented and multidimensional. Some providers and staff who have been to their Medical Doctor or Dentist in the past few months have experienced a small charge added onto their services. It’s meant to offset the costs of extra...
By Team KMCU in Medicare
The deeming process is an important concept when dealing with Medicare Advantage/Medicare Part C patients. Many providers wish not to be a part of the network of participating providers, but find when they bill, they are relegated to the allowed fee. Find out how to avoid that here.
By Team KMCU in Medicare
Usually, as Medicare goes, so goes the nation. But when it comes to the 59 modifers, some payers walk their own path. Learn about the when to use what in this quick training.
Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC, CCCA
By Kathy (KMC) Weidner MCS-P CCPC CCCA in Compliance Basics
If you don't have SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) for every process in your chiropractic practice, you're vulnerable if you or a staff member is sick, leaves, or isn't available. Here's how to get it done.
By Team KMCU in Coding
Our "new normal" quickly necessitated a crash course in how telemedicine can work with chiropractic. While the codes for electronic and telephone visits have been with us a while, they were pushed to the forefront in 2020.
Yvette Noel
By Yvette Noel CPCO in Compliance Basics
No office expects it… you go to work; you go home and get up the next day to start all over again. The phone rings and you cannot believe your ears. You have worked there for years and now everything has changed in just one phone call. No one expected it. We are not talking about an unfavorable...
Yvette Noel
By Yvette Noel CPCO in 3rd Party Billing and Collections
Should you verify the patient’s insurance before the first visit? On the first visit? Before the Report of Findings (ROF)? Do you perform a Financial Report of Findings (FROF) first? Or do you submit the claim and wait for the Explanation of Benefits (EOB) to come. All of this uncertainty could be...
By Team KMCU in Coding
Although ICD-10 has been a part of our lives for years now, often the basics of the coding guidelines are missed. This Mini-Class covers the basic details.
Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC, CCCA
By Kathy (KMC) Weidner MCS-P CCPC CCCA in Basic CA Training
Once interrupted, it takes an average of 23 minutes and 15 seconds to get back on task after being interrupted.
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