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Health problems of the mouth can affect the whole patient, making primary care physicians a natural ally.
The author describes how to ensure that you're coding and billing accurately for the services you perform and how to generate more revenue.
The author walks fellow physicians though Medicare's new Initial Preventive Pysical Exam, expaining how it differs from a tradiitonal complete physical exam and suggesting screening methods that will make the IPPE effective and efficient.
The article describes how one family practice uses a "today's visit" form to help patients focus on what they really want out of the current visit, leaving them more satisfied with their care and less likely to call with follow-up questions.