March/April 2010

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Documenting History in Compliance With Medicare's Guidelines

How to Solve Problems in Your Practice With a New Meeting Approach

Medicare Enrollment: Staying in the Game Even When the Rules Change

The 12-Step Way to Reduce Practice Expenses: Part 1, Staffing Efficiencies


From the Editor

FPM: Read It As You Like It
Robert L. Edsall


Should Doctors Reject the Government's EHR Incentive Plan?
David C. Kibbe

Practice Pearls

Use a Cell Phone Camera to Document Biopsy SitesStreamline Your Annual Physical ProcessHandling Prescription Change Requests from PBMs

Coding & Documentation

No ShowsDiabetic Foot ExamsMedication ManagementMore Than Four Diagnosis CodesDiagnosis Code for Drug-Seeking BehaviorDeceased Patient's Chart ReviewLack of VoidingSecond Opinions for Nursing Home PatientsTB Test Site Check


A Different Form of Health Care Reform

The EHR Incentive

Thank Your Staff and Your Patients

The Last Word

An Open Letter to All the Health Plans That Keep Sending Me Letters
Linda Lundeen

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