March/April 2012

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Medicare Annual Wellness Visits: Don't Forget the Health Risk Assessment

ACOs Are Coming: Should You Sell Your Practice?

A Nursing Home Documentation Tool for More Efficient Visits

Clinical Decision Support: Using Technology to Identify Patients' Unmet Needs

ICD-10: What You Need to Know Now


From the Editor

It's Time to Get Serious About ICD-10
Leigh Ann Backer


We Are Our Own Worst Enemy

Community Precepting: Benefits for Practices

Excision vs. Removal of a Skin Lesion

Prescription Refills: Patient Perspective Is Important Too

Practice Pearls

Give Patients a "Timeout" When NecessaryCreate a Medication List for Patients to Take HomeAccepting More Than the Medicare Allowable Amount

Coding & Documentation

New Medicare Preventive Services BenefitsMagnesium Level TestingNeuropsychological TestingFecal Occult Blood Testing

The Last Word

Why I Didn't Get a Paycheck Last Month
David Evans

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