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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!

Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC, CCCA
By Kathy (KMC) Weidner MCS-P CCPC CCCA in Compliance Basics
With private insurers falling in line behind Medicare, chiropractic records requests and audits are more widespread than ever. Learn what you can do to be ready for "random."
Rebecca Scott
By Rebecca Scott CPC CPCO in 3rd Party Billing and Collections
When it comes to reimbursement, most chiropractors and team members believe they are not being paid every dime they deserve. Third-party reimbursements have indeed been shrinking while documentation requirements have increased. As a result, it has become practically impossible to thrive in an...
By Team KMCU in Coding
The Chiropractic Manipulative Treatment (CMT) codes have been with us since 1997, and yet most of the issues in audit come from misuse, or misunderstanding of these codes.
Rebecca Scott
By Rebecca Scott CPC CPCO in Coding
As we prepare for the changing of the season, pulling out coats ahead of the cold weather, it’s also the time to pull out current coding books. Because ICD-10 diagnosis codes are controlled by the government, they work on a government fiscal year, October 1-September 30. New codes go into effect...
By Team KMCU in Coding
The worldwide effect of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is unprecedented and multidimensional. Some providers and staff who have been to their Medical Doctor or Dentist in the past few months have experienced a small charge added onto their services. It’s meant to offset the costs of extra...
By Team KMCU in Documentation
The benefits of both hot and cold laser are screamed from the highest mountaintops. More and more providers have incorporated this therapy into the practice, only to find that it's not covered by payers, or worse, not allowed by their state board. Here's what you need to know to stay on the right...
By Team KMCU in Medicare
The deeming process is an important concept when dealing with Medicare Advantage/Medicare Part C patients. Many providers wish not to be a part of the network of participating providers, but find when they bill, they are relegated to the allowed fee. Find out how to avoid that here.
By Team KMCU in Medicare
Usually, as Medicare goes, so goes the nation. But when it comes to the 59 modifers, some payers walk their own path. Learn about the when to use what in this quick training.
Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC, CCCA
By Kathy (KMC) Weidner MCS-P CCPC CCCA in Compliance Basics
If you don't have SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) for every process in your chiropractic practice, you're vulnerable if you or a staff member is sick, leaves, or isn't available. Here's how to get it done.
By Team KMCU in Coding
Our "new normal" quickly necessitated a crash course in how telemedicine can work with chiropractic. While the codes for electronic and telephone visits have been with us a while, they were pushed to the forefront in 2020.
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