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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!

Rhonda Hodge MCS-P
By Rhonda Hodge MCS-P in Medicare
Explaining the distinction between these two types of care feels like a scene from the movie Ground Hog Day. We wish we had a dollar for every time that we have been asked to clarify this topic. It’s possibly one of the least understood...
By Team KMCU in Medicare
According to AARP, there are currently 44 million Medicare beneficiaries (collectively). That is about 15% of the current U.S. population.
Kathy Mills Chang MCS-P CCPC
By Kathy Mills Chang MCS-P CCPC CCCA in Compliance Basics
There is something exciting and hopeful about facing a new year. Many people make resolutions to do things better, both personally and professionally. Others may choose...
Kathy Mills Chang MCS-P CCPC
By Kathy Mills Chang MCS-P CCPC CCCA in Documentation
Don’t forget to document your modalities and procedures. If you did it , but didn't write it down, it didnt happen. Whether performed by the doctor or appropriately delegated to qualified team members, all ancillary services must be recorded in the same way as the primary manipulative treatment....
Yvette Noel
By Yvette Noel CPCO in 3rd Party Billing and Collections
Which way did they go? One went up and Three went down. This is an excellent time to review all your payer contracts and verify any policy changes.
By Team KMCU in 1 KMC University Library
Please take a moment to watch this special holiday message from Kathy...
Yvette Noel
By Yvette Noel CPCO in Coding
We get a lot of inquiries regarding the proper coding for Evaluation and Management (E/M) services. Often discovered in our advanced analysis services, we find many practices leave significant money on the table due to E/M coding errors. It is necessary to always code appropriately for any service...
Dr. Karen Sedore
By Karen Sedore DC CPCO in Finances
Are celebrations and gift-giving leaving your patients short on cash? The cost of treatment may be pressing on your patients’ minds around the holidays. For some patients, the dilemma is choosing between enjoying the holidays or spending money on healthcare. The solution – tax favored health plans...
By Team KMCU in 1 KMC University Library
Please take a moment to watch this special message of thanks to you. From our KMC University family to yours, may this Thanksgiving season bring abundance and joy.
Dr. Karen Sedore
By Karen Sedore DC CPCO in Coding
In the realm of coding and documentation, it is often thought that “more is better.” However, when it comes to adding the 25 modifier to Evaluation & Management (E/M) services, it is important to understand when it is really needed and when it’s best to leave it off. The Office of the Inspector...
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