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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
Everyone starts pulling out their coats for the cold weather ahead but in the clinic we pull out our Codebooks. Every October we are greeted with cooler weather and new diagnosis codes for the year. Although they are considered 2019 codes it is important to remember to start using them for dates of...
Nicki Brooks
By Nicki Brooks CPPM in Documentation
Doctors, ever feel like you spend more time on documentation than you do with your patients? Does the pile of overdue documentation have you staying late, taking time away from your family? Consider the possibility of implementing a scribe in your practice. Although scribes have been utilized for...
By Team KMCU in Coding
In today’s class, Kathy will talk you through the requirements to bill for CPT code 97140.
By Team KMCU in Compliance Basics
Are you concerned that your sign-in sheet may be a HIPAA violation?
By Team KMCU in 3rd Party Billing and Collections
Locum What'ums?! Are you just as confused as the rest of us on what Locum Tenens means?
By Team KMCU in 3rd Party Billing and Collections
The NUCC (National Uniform Claim Committee) has released the current version of the 1500 Claim Form Manual.
Rhonda Hodge MCS-P
By Rhonda Hodge MCS-P in Compliance Basics
In the course of a year, how many times have patients requested that their records be amended in your office? While this is not an everyday occurrence in a chiropractic office, there may be offices where this is more likely to happen than others. Regardless of the frequency, it is vitally important...
By Team KMCU in 3rd Party Billing and Collections
Is it a time of service discount or a prompt pay discount? These two discounts are confusing when you start to look at all the varying rules and opinions.
By Team KMCU in Coding
A Hydro-Bed modality, aka hydrotherapy table, water massager, aqua table or hydro-massager, is a device in which water is used to administer a massage-type therapy. In each of these instances, the patient does not come into direct contact with the water. And this is really important...
By Team KMCU in Coding
Is offering hydro-bed therapy really worth it? The answer is YES! Just because insurance won't pay, doesn't mean you shouldn't offer it! In today's Mini Class, Kathy will discuss how you can bring in more cash with this service!