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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
PHI is at the very core of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) The underlying purpose of HIPAA is to ensure that the personally identifiable information in a patient’s health record is kept private and protected.
By Team KMCU in Compliance Basics
What a busy time of year! There is so much activity inside and outside of the practice as the year ends. Taking a proactive approach is certain to help you and your practice to minimize risk of incident and error, claims denial, audit, loss of cash flow… and the list goes on.
By Team KMCU in Therapy and Active Care
Third-party payers want to see active care as part of your treatment plan. Patients like it because they heal faster. Best of all, it boosts reimbursement!
By Team KMCU in Medicare
Is your money in danger of flying out the window??? If you haven’t taken time to review your 2016 PQRS and QRUR reports, it could be doing just that!
By Team KMCU in Finances
We recently assisted a provider with setting their cash discounted fee schedule through ChiroHealthUSA ( and in the process reviewed actual fees, regulated fees, contracted fees, and hardship fees. The doctor commented on the declining reimbursement he’d seen over the last 15...
By Team KMCU in Medicare
Snowbird season presents a number of wonderful opportunities for doctors who see them. If you have not already done so, now would be an awesome time to implement a reactivation program reminding your seasonal patients that you are still around, and to come in for a spinal check-up. Post cards,...
By Team KMCU in 3rd Party Billing and Collections
Prior to January 1, 1997 chiropractors had but one choice in coding for their adjustments: HCPCS code A2000. A2000 was the singular, correct code for the patient who required only an atlas adjustment as well as the patient who had cavitation to every joint from cranial sutures to their little toe...
By Team KMCU in Medicare
Medicare health and drug plans can make changes each year—things like cost, coverage, and what providers and pharmacies are in their networks. October 15 to December 7 is when Medicare beneficiaries can change their Medicare health plans and prescription drug coverage for the following year to...
By Team KMCU in Compliance Basics
We all think it can’t happen to us . . . until it does. A natural disaster occurs, be it a flood, hurricane, or fire. These have certainly taken center stage recently. Some may experience the latest plague on the internet: ransomware. Your computer system gets infected by some outside program that...
By Team KMCU in Medicare
If you are a provider or supplier enrolled in Medicare, and you haven’t already revalidated your Medicare enrollment, you may want to do so now.