Telemedicine Considerations During the Time of COVID-19
Telemedicine Considerations During the Time of COVID-19 By Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC, CCCA We’re always hoping to learn new things but WOW, we didn’t expect to be immersed in so many new things at once. In the world of healthcare, depending on your specialty, you may be experiencing a world of new knowledge that […]
COVID-19 Coding Conundrums
COVID Coding Conundrums By Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC, CCCA During this uncertain time, Chiropractors have been called on to care for our communities in ways out of standard methods. This means that some practices may need to know diagnosis codes for the COVID-19 disease itself and for its testing and treatment. While we hope […]
Coding and Billing Hints and Tips: Spring Clean Your AR
DCs, what are you doing to keep money coming in despite fluctuations in patient visits? If social distancing and quarantines have hurt your patient traffic, it may be time to look at other ways to bridge the accounting gap. In this webinar, you’ll hear from leaders in the industry on how to Spring Clean your […]
2020 Coding and Billing Changes Presented by Kathy Mills Chang, CCCA
It’s hard to imagine that we’re turning the page on a New Year AND new decade! The changes that have occurred in the business of healthcare this past decade boggles the mind. Once again, significant changes are occurring in 2020 that may affect your practice. Billing and coding guru, Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC, CCCA, […]
Tell Your Story with HCPCS Codes
Today’s chiropractor sees their practice as holistic. Most providers not only deliver spinal adjustments, but also provide total healthcare services to their patients including the recommendation of other ancillary products. Gone are the days of describing all those additional products as 99070. To best manage the details and accountability of these products, it’s best to […]
The Art and Science of Chiropractic Diagnosis Coding (DX Coding)
We were all ready to take a break from diagnosis coding after we implemented ICD-10 a few years ago. The rules are in place, and it’s simple, right? Not really. A lack of attention to detail with this important process can cost you time and money. In this important tutorial, Kathy Mills Chang goes over updates to […]
Understanding Medicare Modifiers and Timed Codes
Coding is really more than just numbers and letters. Although in chiropractic, we have a smaller subset of codes to deal with, failure to follow the rules of coding can affect your bottom line, and appear to be a misrepresentation of the services provided. In this webinar, guest Kathy Mills Chang reviews common misconceptions about modifiers […]
Chiropractic Diagnosis Codes for Medicare in 2019: Choose Wisely!
Many Chiropractors think that diagnosing Medicare patients is one of the simpler things they must do. After all, most Part B Medicare Administrative Contractors (MAC) provide a list of approved diagnosis codes to use. Many even provide guidance on the frequency limitations that they deem appropriate for categories of diagnosis codes. However, as we review […]
Chiropractic CPT Codes: Everything You Need to Know
Chiropractic CPT Codes – Current Procedural Terminology or CPT Codes are intended to provide consistent information about a patient’s condition for procedures, medical services and healthcare billing. Learn more! Chiropractic CPT Codes The American Medical Association (AMA) maintains CPT codes via its CPT Editorial Panel. CPT codes are used to describe all medical procedures a […]
Don’t Let These Unusual Medicare Billing Codes Trip You Up!
With only three spinal chiropractic manipulative treatment (CMT) codes that are covered under Medicare, selecting Medicare billing codes should be one of the simplest tasks we have, right? Wrong! Unfortunately, audits conducted by KMC University continually reveal significant errors around these three common services: physical medicine CPT codes 97014, electrical muscle stimulation, 97010, hot/cold packs […]
Unusual Medicare Billing Codes: Don’t Make These Mistakes in the New Year!
Selecting Medicare billing codes may be one of the simplest tasks we have, because there are only three spinal chiropractic manipulative treatment (CMT) codes that are covered under Medicare. However, our audits reveal significant errors. Most revolve around these three services: physical medicine CPT codes 97014, electrical muscle stimulation, 97010, hot/cold packs and the spinal […]