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 […]