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Kathy's Monthly Chronicles - December 2020

Welcome to Kathy's Monthly Chronicles

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. Now, at the end of each month, we’ll 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 - December 2020

NEW 2021 Medicare Fee Schedule | December 31st, 2020

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. Watch Now...

Chiropractic Medicare Coverage Modernization Act | December 31st, 2020

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. Continue Reading...

Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries vs. Regular Medicare Patients | December 29th, 2020

Does Your Medicare Patient Have Medicaid As A Secondary? Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries (QMB) Are Not Processed the Same as Regular Medicare Patients. Watch Now...

2021 New Year Brings Important Medicare Changes | December 29th, 2020

Accounts receivable clean-up is a common process in December, and it’s important to review and update Medical Review Policies. This way, you will be prepared to hit the ground running in 2021. Continue Reading...

Happy Holidays from KMC University! | December 24th, 2020

A special holiday message from Kathy... Watch Now...

VA to Eliminate Spinal Decompression from Standardized Episodes of Care | December 23rd, 2020

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. Continue Reading...

Utilize a Documentation Scribe to Save Time | December 22nd, 2020

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. Watch Now...

Evaluation and Management (E/M) Coding Changes Take Effect January 1, 2021 | December 17th, 2020

While evaluation and management is not the primary code used every visit, as with most allopathic physicians, chiropractors must understand these important coding rules. Incorrect or haphazard coding of these services can lead to fraud, waste, and abuse allegations. Continue Reading...

ABN Deadline Approaching | December 17th, 2020

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. Watch Now...

Let's Get You Paid for Orthotics | December 15th, 2020

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. Watch Now...

Do I Need a BAA? | December 10th, 2020

Who are your business associates? What permissions have you given them? Safeguard your practice and your patient's personal health information the right way.  Watch Now...

Looking Beyond the Spine | December 8th, 2020

Because chiropractors are naturally focused on the spine, it is not uncommon for other body systems to get overlooked. Continue Reading...

 

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