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Kathy's Monthly Chronicles - April 2021

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We get it! You receive a lot of emails! We'd like to help. We know you count on us to keep you up to date on the latest reimbursement and compliance happenings. We compile all our monthly updates, blogs, and news for you into one announcement. Watch for this recap each month, courtesy of your friends here at KMCU.

Kathy's Monthly Chronicles - April 2021

Understanding Your Patient’s Rights – Avoid HIPAA Privacy Violations | May 11th, 2021

All attendees will have the opportunity to gain one CE hour after passing a short quiz after this webinar! Often when we hear the word “HIPAA Privacy” we think, “oh no, more paper and busy work for the practice.” And maybe even, “we did that years ago, so we’re OK.” But are you really OK?  Buy Now...

Importance of Payer Bulletins - Staying in the Know with Payers | April 29th, 2021

Ever feel like the rules keep changing and you didn't know about it until it was too late and you lost the game? Do you even know the rules to the game?  Watch Now...

To Bill or Not to Bill for Family Members | April 27th, 2021

There is a simple question you should be asking yourself when thinking about billing for family members. Let's take a dive and learn who the players are and whose rules we should be playing by in order to protect the practice.  Watch Now...

The Importance of End-of-Day Balancing Procedures | April 27th, 2021

Offices need to have systems and procedures in place that will manage both outbound claims, inbound checks, and accounts receivable. At any given time, there are claims in various stages of the billing cycle that must be managed.  Continue Reading...

How Do You Measure Up? | April 22nd, 2021

When your practice is labeled as an outlier by a payer, you may experience instant fear and bewilderment as to why it is happening. Well there is an answer often outside the obvious. Do you know what it is? Do you know how you measure up?  Watch Now...

Have You Been Excluded? | April 20th, 2021

Ever have a claim denied that left you scratching your head? The remittance advice referenced your diagnosis codes, but all of the codes are valid. But are the codes valid together?  Watch Now...

Medicare FFS Claims: 2% Payment Adjustment Suspended Through 12/21 | April 19th, 2021

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act suspended the sequestration payment adjustment percentage of 2% applied to all Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) claims from May 1 through December 31, 2020.  Continue Reading...

End of Day Procedures | April 15th, 2021

One of the most important procedures in keeping your financial system running smoothly is to make sure that each penny and service is accounted for at the end of the day. Don't put until tomorrow what you should do today.  Watch Now...

The Form and Purpose of Routine Office Visits (ROV) | April 14th, 2021

The documentation of these visits contains the details of patients’ progress, or lack thereof, as they advance through the stated plan. The record shows the reader the patient’s status at that point within the plan’s goals and time frame.  Continue Reading...

Overpayments, Can I Just Keep the Money? | April 13th, 2021

Whose money is it? All monies in the office must be properly accounted for to the penny. Make sure you know how to properly manage patient credits for compliancy in your office.  Watch Now...

Establishing Your Patient's History and Furure | April 9th, 2021

The medical history of patients is important to determine how they fit into your practice. Many details come to light with the information gathered in the patient intake paperwork.  Continue Reading...

External Cause Codes | April 8th, 2021

Learn when and how to use external cause codes to tell a better story of the mechanism of injury. As we always say, know your audience and know what is needed to satisfy their requirements.  Watch Now...

Building Cash Services with Orthotics | April 6th, 2021

Think about building a strong foundation for your practice. Simply adding orthotics to your practice can align your finances for an increase.  Watch Now...

2021 Evaluation and Management (E/M) Coding | The Rest of the Story | April 1st, 2021

Are you struggling to make sense of the 2021 Evaluation and Management changes and wish someone would push the easy button?  Buy Now...

 

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