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Compliance Basics
To get an authorization or to not get an authorization. What does HIPAA say about responding to records requests?
Finances
Have you ever wondered how long you have to keep an EOB? If so, you join many offices in asking the same question. While everything may have processed correctly and there is no additional follow-up needed, don't be so quick to shred these documents.
Medicare
Medicare claims for early January 2021 are bouncing when using G8730. Watch this quick update from KMC to find out why.
Medicare
Finally, regarding the reimbursement cut approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) earlier, Congress added an additional $3 billion to the Physician Fee Schedule (through new subsection (t) at SSA 1848), which would be applied in 2021 only and increase fee schedules by 3.75 percent. In essence, the 10 percent cut in the PFS that has been assigned to chiropractors is now a 6.25 percent decrease.
Medicare
The KMC University Help Desk is being flooded with requests for the new 2021 Medicare Fee Schedule. This Help Desk Video tells you what you need to know and shows you how to find yours.
Medicare
Earlier this week, the House of Representatives informally ended this session of congress with a series of votes on the federal budget and Covid-19 relief
Medicare
Does Your Medicare Patient Have Medicaid As A Secondary? Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries (QMB) Are Not Processed the Same as Regular Medicare Patients.
3rd Party Billing and Collections
Update from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs VA to Eliminate Spinal Decompression from Standardized Episodes of Care VA has reviewed its policy relating to chiropractic care and will no longer reimburse spinal decompression Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) code S9090 on VA standardized episodes of care (SEOC) with dates of service effective Jan. 1, 2021, and later.
Documentation
Needing to Save Time with Documentation? It is possible with a documentation scribe, but make sure you are set up correctly with your software to ensure compliance.
Medicare
Did you realize the new ABN form must be implemented no later than January 1st? We are finding many offices are using the ABN form incorrectly. Could your office be one of them? You can't afford to get this piece wrong.
3rd Party Billing and Collections
Ever get stuck wondering how to bill of Orthotics? Tired of the hassle and not getting paid? Let us help you build a strong foundation to keep your practice aligned and profitable.
Compliance Basics
Who Are Your Business Associates? What Permissions Have You Given Them? Safeguard Your Practice and Your Patient's Personal Health Information the Right Way
Coding
How to Bill Cranial Work Can Often Be Confusing. What To Do When the Payer Says It is Experimental & Investigational.
Compliance Basics
With ransomeware attacks on the rise, it is time to make sure your HIPAA slip isn't showing. Is your practice vulnerable?
Documentation
Hot Topics from the KMC University Helpdesk | November 19, 2020 | What's the the difference between a Care Plan, a Treatment Plan, and a Payment Plan?
Medicare
Hot Topics from the KMC University Helpdesk | November 17, 2020 | Here are some quick tips for diagnosing Medicare Advantage Plans...
Medicare
Hot Topics from the KMC University Helpdesk | November 12, 2020 | Do you know which type of Medicare denial you received?
Medicare
I'm a Chiropractor and a licensed doctor of Physical Therapy and I want to bill Medicare. How does that work?
Medicare
Medicare Par vs Non-Par. Whats the difference?
Finances
VA claims that have been denied in error are eligible for reconsideration. Here's what you need to do... What’s going on at KMC University? Here’s your weekly update on everything new and exciting. Keep us bookmarked to check in regularly!
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