ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:

Documentation, general

Mar 2007 Issue
A Refresher on Coding Consultations [Feature]

Here's a guide to the sometimes confusing documentation requirements for consultations.


Sep 2006 Issue
The FPM Encounter Forms Collection: 'Paper Automation' of Your Progress Notes [Feature]

Our forms can make documentation faster, easier and more accurate while providing decision support and coding help. What more do you want for nothing?


Jul-Aug 2006 Issue
A Refresher on Medical Necessity [Feature]

Reviewing the rules and examining your coding practices can decrease denials and help you get paid.


Jun 2006 Issue
Don't Be a Target for a Malpractice Suit [Feature]

Protect yourself with these tips from a family physician who has successfully defended his care and that of other physicians.


Jun 2006 Issue
Improve Your ICD-9 Coding With Voice-Recognition Macros [Feature]

A voice-recognition system can automatically insert the correct ICD-9 codes into your dictated note.


Feb 2006 Issue
Coding Level-IV Visits Without Fear [Feature]

Use this worksheet to quickly assess whether you can code a 99214.


Sep 2005 Issue
Make Medical Notes Better and Faster With Macros [Feature]

You can use your word processing program to create notes almost instantly – even if you’re not a great typist.


May 2005 Issue
How to Document and Bill Care Plan Oversight [Getting Paid]

This article will describe how to bill for and document care plan oversight, balancing it as a billing opportunity and a compliance risk. It will include a form for documenting CPO.


Jan 2005 Issue
A Sure Way to Improve Your Dictation [Improving Patient Care]

The article explains the merits of dictating notes in the exam room with the patient present, as a way to increase efficiency and improve patient care.


Oct 2004 Issue
A Tool For Evaluating Patients With Cold Symptoms [Improving Patient Care]

The article describes an encounter form that can improve documentation of visits for patients with cold symptoms and reduce the amount of time spent documenting, which sometimes can take longer than the visit itself.


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