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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 Coding
Swimming in BCBS Therapy Denials? Take a Pro Active Approach
By Team KMCU in Compliance Basics
We encounter offices daily wishing to offer discounts to uninsured or partially insured patients. With ever increasing premiums and deductibles, along with decreasing benefits, many patients being forced to cash pay more quickly or without coverage at all. To remain competitive in the market and...
By Team KMCU in Medicare
It’s that time of year again when everyone is thinking about MIPS deadlines and the Advancing Care Reporting (formerly known as EHR Attestation/Meaningful Use).
Rhonda Hodge MCS-P
By Rhonda Hodge MCS-P in Medicare
New graduates begin their chiropractic career and, for whatever reason, the mere mention of the word “Medicare” can cause a heart rate to quicken. The fear of Medicare is causing some new providers to assume they can see Medicare patients and avoid billing on behalf of the patient. Truth is, doing...
By Team KMCU in Medicare
Medicare is removing Social Security numbers from Medicare cards. This step is to help prevent fraud, help eliminate medical identity theft, and to protect program funding and
By Team KMCU in Compliance Basics
Q: When initially submitting billing for a Medicare patient, what is the rule for filling out box 14? Also, what about box 15?
By Team KMCU in Compliance Basics
MRP stands for Medical Review Policy. Many providers and CAs raise an inquisitive brow when MRP is mentioned, having never even heard of it before.
By Team KMCU in Compliance Basics
PHI is at the very core of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
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.
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!