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As risk-adjustment scoring increases, the pressure is on to code hypertension correctly. Here’s an overview using common patient scenarios.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is trying to make Medicare documentation less burdensome and planning more changes that should result in a pay raise for family physicians in the future.
If you're not coding and billing for these services, you might be leaving money on the table.
Inviting patients to review your visit notes is a promising change in practice. Here’s how to get started.
Will this really improve patient care?
The ICD-10 grace period has ended, so avoid using out-of-date and unspecified codes.
Documentation personnel can free up physicians during visits to "do what we do best."
These seven tips can help you spend less time on charting.
Our tour of ICD-10 continues with the minor injury codes you’re likely to use in family medicine.
This installment in FPM's ICD-10 series explains the guidelines for coding hypertension.