Monthly Archives: September 2015

ICD-10 Countdown — Are You Ready?

Implementation of ICD-10 is two weeks away. Lindy Lady, medical business manager for the Kentucky Medical Association, offers some reminders for what physicians’ staffs will need to remember when processing claims: All claims with dates of service of Oct. 1, 2015, or later must be submitted with a valid ICD-10 code; ICD-9 codes will no…
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2015-16 KMA Officers

New officers were elected at the 165th Annual Meeting of the Kentucky Medical Association. From left, Nancy Swikert, M.D., of Union, was chosen as president-elect, and Brent Wright, M.D., of Glasgow, was selected vice-president. Theodore Miller, M.D., Ph.D., was installed as KMA president. G. Randolph Schrodt, M.D., of Louisville, was elected chair of the KMA Board…
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Medicaid Members Must Update Addresses to Maintain Coverage

When Kentucky Medicaid receives returned Medicaid member mail starting Aug. 17, the member must update his or her address by the end of the following month to maintain Medicaid coverage. For example, if returned mail is received on Aug. 20, 2015, the member must update his or her address by Oct. 1, 2015. Physicians may…
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