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Kathy's Monthly Chronicles - January 2021

Kathy's Monthly Chronicles

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. 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 - January 2021

HelpDesk Hot Topics

Setting Fee Schedules with New Software | January 28th, 2021

Imagine building a house with no foundation! With the walls falling in around your collections, make sure you are building a strong foundation in your software. Watch Now...

HelpDesk Hot Topics

Know Which Medicare Plan Your Patient Has to Reduce Denials | January 26th, 2021

With Medicare Advantage plans are on the rise, it is important to know which Medicare your patient has in order to reduce unnecessary denials. Have you received a denial from Medicare that has you scratching your head? Watch Now...

HelpDesk Hot Topics

Billing 97140 with Your CMT | January 21st, 2021

Billing for Manual Therapy (97140) on the same day as a CMT service requires a specific modifier. But did you know, even if it isn't performed in the same region, it could be part of a contiguous muscle group? Watch Now...

HelpDesk Hot Topics

How are You Handling Records Requests? | January 19th, 2021

Did the payer send you a records request? Make sure you are sending the right information to support your care. Watch Now...

HelpDesk Hot Topics

Do you need authorization for records/HIPAA? | January 15th, 2021

To get an authorization or to not get an authorization. What does HIPAA say about responding to records requests? Watch Now...

KMC Univeresity Blog

Managing and Storing Paid Explanations of Benefits | January 14th, 2021

One of the more common questions we get at our Help Desk is what to do with Explanations of Benefits (EOBs) for paid claims once the payment has been posted. Continue Reading...

HelpDesk Hot Topics

My G Codes are Bouncing | January 7th, 2021

Medicare claims for early January 2021 are bouncing when using G8730. Watch this quick update from KMC to find out why. Watch Now...

Chiropractic Paperwork Pearls

Diffusing Your Documentation | January 6th, 2021

Uncertainty about how to correctly document patient care can take the enjoyment out of caring for your patients and make you susceptible to incorrect billing and payment. Continue Reading...

HelpDesk Hot Topics

Medicare Fee Schedule Cuts Lessened | January 5th, 2021

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... Watch Now...


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