March/April 2011 Issue
Five Common Coding Mistakes That Are Costing You [Feature]

In this article, the author identifies five common coding mistakes and advises physicians on how to keep these costly mistakes from happening in their practices.

March/April 2011 Issue
Answers to Your Questions About Medicare Annual Wellness Visits [Feature]

The author answers readers' questions about how to document, code and bill for Medicare's new Annual Wellness Visit benefit.

July/Aug 2010 Issue
Is Your Medicare Payer Playing by the Rules? [Feature]

This article describes the ways in which different Medicare carriers interpret Medicare's documentation guidelines differently, thus amplifying the ambiguity of the guidelines and complicating coding and reimbursement.

Nov-Dec 2009 Issue
Ten Steps to a Patient-Centered Medical Home [Feature]

The author recommends an organized, step-by-step approach to converting a typical family medicine practice to a patient-centered medical home.

Jan-Feb 2009 Issue
Building the Case for the Patient-Centered Medical Home [Feature]

The article discusses the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) movement and describes what progress has been made toward convincing insurers, employers, legislators, physicians and patients that PCMHs should be the cornerstone of the health care system.

Nov-Dec 2008 Issue
Six Payment Opportunities You May Have Overlooked [Feature]

The author explains the ins and outs of several underutilized codes.

Jul-Aug 2008 Issue
Working With Insurers: A View From the Dark Side [Feature]

This article from an insurance medical director explains the workings of claims review and gives tips on how to get the best results on appeal of an adverse decision.

Jun 2008 Issue
A Multiple-Service Rule for E/M Services [Opinion]

A simple rule change could improve access and quality of care while reducing inequities between compensation for E/M services and for procedures.

May 2008 Issue
Medicare's (Un)sustainable Growth Rate [Opinion]

Even paying physicians too little may be too much for Medicare.

May 2008 Issue
Preparing for a Medicare Fee Cut [Feature]

The article describes strategies that practices can use to cope with the anticipated Medicare fee schedule cut in July. Even if the cut is eliminated or further postponed, the advice given will help practices to reduce losses and improve cash flow.

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