November/December 2014

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How to Monitor Opioid Use for Your Patients With Chronic Pain

When Is It Right to Code 99215?

Coding Common Respiratory Problems in ICD-10

Team-Based Care: Saving Time and Improving Efficiency


From the Editor

Teamwork: Is It Always More Efficient?
Kenneth G. Adler

SPPACES: App Reviews

SHOTS 2014
David Rebedew

Practice Pearls

Help patients avoid a fungal outbreakReduce scar tissue from a skin biopsyRemind patients to control their salt intakeHave patients visualize the source of their stressIncorporating part-time physicians into panels

Coding & Documentation

Getting paid for consultation codesObesity counseling as an incident-to serviceForeign body removal from eye

The Last Word

Three Questions to Guide Any Change Effort
David A. Lynch

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