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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!

Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC, CCCA
By Kathy (KMC) Weidner MCS-P CCPC CCCA in Compliance Basics
A Compliance Officer (CO) is a workforce member or outside person that takes on the role and responsibility of implementing and managing the Compliance program for your facility. There are many nuances to this role and depending on the size of your practice, this may be one or more people. The role...
Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC, CCCA
By Kathy (KMC) Weidner MCS-P CCPC CCCA in Coding
Indeed, we’re always hoping to learn new things but WOW, we didn’t expect to be immersed in so many new things at once. In the world of HealthCare, depending on your specialty, you may be experiencing a world of new considerations that you didn’t know you needed.
Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC, CCCA
By Kathy (KMC) Weidner MCS-P CCPC CCCA in Documentation
Just in the past few weeks, our Help Desk and our Solutions line have been inundated with calls from both members and non-members of KMC University indicating that they have received records requests for groups of patients. Folks, when this happens, it’s usually an audit. We have seen enough the...
By Team KMCU in Medicare
What happens if you don't properly verify insurance? A whole world of issues. See why here.
By Team KMCU in Office Management
Nobody wants to sit in endless boring meetings. Kathy shares the three most important kinds of meetings here that a typical practice should NOT do without.
By Team KMCU in Compliance Basics
As with any Code of Conduct, your practice's document sets the tone for the expected behavior of all team members. Don't go without one.
By Team KMCU in Compliance Basics
A HIPAA Security Risk Assessment is not optional, despite the fact that an estimated 8 of 10 practices haven't conducted one for their HIPAA program, or haven't kept up with the annual updates.
By Team KMCU in Compliance Basics
A compliant fee system in a practice often has a Professional Courtesy fee schedule.
Jill Foote
By Jill Foote in Compliance Basics
In today’s practice climate, patients want more electronic contact and fewer phone calls. For some practices, this is easy because it is how the doctor grew up... with texting and emails. But for others, starting a new text or email reminder service can be more difficult, and they may turn to...
By Team KMCU in Medicare
Billers, coders, and even providers who are new to Chiropractic Medicare billing are often shocked at the differences between it and other healthcare types.