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Preventive care

July/August 2014 Issue
ICD-10 Simplifies Preventive Care Coding, Sort Of [Feature]

FPM's ICD-10 coding series continues with a look at how to code immunizations, routine health exams, and common preventive screenings.


March/April 2014 Issue
Resolving Patients' Vaccination Uncertainty: Going From "No Thanks!" to "Of Course!" [Feature]

Immunizations can help prevent disease breakouts but require being mindful of patient concerns and misconceptions.


November/December 2013 Issue
ACP Immunization Advisor [SPPACES: App Reviews]

The ACP Immunization Advisor app provides mobile access to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) current adult immunization schedule and adult vaccine indications and information.


September/October 2012 Issue
Making Medicare Wellness Visits Work in Practice [Feature]

Taking a systematic, team-based approach can make these services valuable for physicians and patients.


July/August 2012 Issue
Documenting and Coding Preventive Visits: A Physician's Perspective [Feature]

It’s not hard, once you get the hang of it, but the differences from E/M coding can be confusing.


March/April 2012 Issue
Medicare Annual Wellness Visits: Don't Forget the Health Risk Assessment [Feature]

Here’s one way to satisfy Medicare’s recent addition to the annual wellness visit requirements.


September/October 2011 Issue
Remove Roadblocks and Improve Access to Preventive Care [Feature]

A family medicine residency clinic improved care for children with Medicaid by removing internal obstacles and using reminders to help ensure that preventive care is delivered, among other changes.


July/August 2011 Issue
Medicare Annual Wellness Visits Made Easier [Feature]

The author explains how to efficiently provide Medicare well visits (the new Annual Wellness Visit as well as the Welcome to Medicare Physical) and code and bill for the services to maximize benefit to the patient and efficiency for the practice.


January/February 2011 Issue
What You Need to Know About the Medicare Preventive Services Expansion [Feature]

A summary of the clinical preventive services Medicare covers and the circumstances under which they're covered as well guidance about how to get paid for them.


May-Jun 2009 Issue
The Problem With Diet and Exercise Plans [Opinion]

Patients don't need more knowledge; they need a number to shoot for.


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