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The ICD-10 grace period has ended, so avoid using out-of-date and unspecified codes.
Will this really improve patient care?
Inviting patients to review your visit notes is a promising change in practice. Here’s how to get started.
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.
Don't wait any longer. You need to take steps now to meet the Oct. 1 deadline.
Once you understand the basic structure of ICD-10, you'll be able to capture the details needed to assign a correct code.
Leaving out key information in patient documentation can compromise quality and cost you money.