September/October 2012

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Making Medicare Wellness Visits Work in Practice

Direct-to-Consumer Marketing of Durable Medical Equipment

A Toolkit to Improve the Treatment of CA-MRSA

Managing Messages


From The Editor

My Last Issue
Robert L. Edsall


Rationing Time
Roger Barrow


Managing Referrals and Referral Specialists

Medicare Annual Wellness Visit Health Risk Assessment

"Heartsink" Patients


Practice Pearls

Use Discretion With Drug Expiration DatesReview E/M Coding PatternsWho Gets to Keep the EHR Incentive Checks?

Coding & Documentation

Smoking CessationSubsequent Observation CareNo ICD-9 Updates for 2012-2013Medicare Annual Wellnes Visit EligibilityDefinition of "New Patient"

The Last Word

Five Reactions to a New EHR
Elizabeth Rose Cochran Ward

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