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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!

Dr. Karen Sedore
By Karen Sedore DC CPCO in Medicare
In simpler times, Medicare was a red, white, and blue card. If it said “Part B” on it, congrats, the patient had chiropractic coverage! Medicare is not just for seniors either- younger patients may be covered due to disability or end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Patients now have more insurance...
Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC, CCCA
By Kathy (KMC) Weidner MCS-P CCPC CCCA in Compliance Basics
What’s Your Vision for Your Chiropractic Practice in the New Year?
By Team KMCU in 1 KMC University Library
A special holiday message from Kathy...
Dr. Karen Sedore
By Karen Sedore DC CPCO in Compliance Basics
With all of the hustle and bustle, who wouldn’t want a massage? This can be very profitable for offices that offer massage services. Your patients may want to purchase gift certificates for their friends and family. Before you schedule that first massage, however, look at your policies and...
Dr. Karen Sedore
By Karen Sedore DC CPCO in Coding
It’s hard to believe that ICD-10 has been in use now for over 4 years. It seemed like an impossible task to convert all of the ICD-9 codes and to learn what all of the alpha-numeric characters meant. Although the biggest change came in 2015, updates have been happening yearly and some payers have...
By Team KMCU in 1 KMC University Library
Please take a moment to watch this special message of thanks to you. From our KMC University family to yours, may this Thanksgiving season bring abundance and joy.
By Team KMCU in Finances
The end of the year is approaching and it’s a great time to take a hard look at your accounts receivable, particularly patient balances. Now is the time to review ways to start the New Year with as few problem cases as possible. Pay extra attention to working on outstanding balances, whether to...
Yvette Noel
By Yvette Noel CPCO in Medicare
There seems to be an epidemic of misinformation these days regarding billing Medicare when more than one DC is in the same clinic. Medicare has very direct guidance regarding the 3 types of providers that must enroll prior to seeing Medicare patients. There is also a requirement to maintain active...
Yvette Noel
By Yvette Noel CPCO in Medicare
The 2012 Middle-Class Tax Relief and Jobs Creation Act (MCTRJCA) amended the Social Security Act to require a claims-based data collection system for outpatient therapy services. This included physical therapy (PT), occupational therapy (OT), and speech-language pathology (SLP) services. The system...
Dr. Karen Sedore
By Karen Sedore DC CPCO in Finances
Embezzlement is the theft or misappropriation of funds belonging to one’s employer. Think that it can’t happen in your practice? A study done by the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) found that at some point 83% of the practices that responded had been a victim of embezzlement. Doctors...
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