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Colocating counseling and primary care services can help ensure that patients get the mental health care they need.
These practical strategies can help family physicians support patients with depression, anxiety, and other behavioral health issues.
Family physicians are well-placed to catch depression in patients early – and get reimbursed for it.
Defiant, defensive and depressed, he was the highlight of my day.
If you've cared for patients with suicidal ideation, you'll know how valuable this tool can be.
Here's how to help your patients separate fact from fiction and make an informed decision.
Here is what you need to know to code and be reimbursed for counseling and treating patients with depression.
When family physicians provide mental health services to their Medicare patients, they can find their usual Medicare payments reduced. Here's the reason why and an explanation of why it shouldn't affect your bottom line.
The article, part of a series based on research from the Direct Observation of Primary Care Study, will explain how physicians can help emotionally distressed patients within the confines of a brief office encounter.