January/February 2021

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Features

The 2021 Medicare Payment and CPT Coding Update

Employment and Contract Considerations for Family Physicians in the Era of COVID-19

“Quick, Grab the Naloxone”: Overdose Preparedness for Ambulatory Clinics

Building Community Well-being Through Emotional Intelligence and Cognitive Reframing

Coding Level 4 Office Visits Using the New E/M Guidelines

Departments

From the Editor

Thank You, FPM Peer Reviewers (2020) - Free Full Text

Systemic Racism and Health Disparities:​ A Statement from Editors of Family Medicine Journals - Free Full Text
Sumi M. Sexton ; Caroline R. Richardson ; Sarina B. Schrager ; Marjorie A. Bowman ; John M. Hickner ; Christopher P. Morley ; Timothy F. Mott ; Nicholas Pimlott ; John W. Saultz ; Barry D. Weiss

Opinion

E/M Changes for 2021: The Beginning, Not the End - Free Full Text
Samuel L. Church ; Megan Adamson

Practice Pearls

Try this mental status exam for telehealth visitsUse personal stories to prepare patients for a COVID-19 vaccineSend orders directly to patients' preferred labs or imaging centers

Coding & Documentation

Providing E/M services and a preventive physicalDiscussing data with an external physicianWarfarin monitoringE/M over the phone

The Last Word

The Ultimate Balancing Act
Allison Holley

About the CME Quiz

AAFP members and FPM subscribers can take the CME quiz online at http://www.aafp.org/fpmquiz.

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