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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.
The authors, whose practice delivers the Medicare annual wellness visit in the form of a nurse pre-visit and a 15-minute physician visit, offer advice, workflows and protocols for achieving similar levels of efficiency in other practices.
The authors offer advice on coding for preventive care visits with non-Medicare patients.
The author explains the circumstances surrounding the 2012 Medicare requirement that annual wellness visits include review of a health risk appraisal completed by the patient before the visit.
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.
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.
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.
Patients don't need more knowledge; they need a number to shoot for.
The article provides a summary of the clinical preventive services Medicare covers, the circumstances under which they're covered and guidance about how to get paid for them.
The availability of expensive vaccines for HPV and herpes zoster have made the issue of payment for vaccinations more critical than ever for family medicine practices. The author offers coding and billing advice to help physicians secure the payment they're entitled to.