ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
The author, a practice administrator, offers 10 tips for improving the efficiency of billing and collection processes.
Argues that E/M coding is fundamentally unworkable as a way of determining charges because it functions in a system where incentives are not aligned.
Summary of relevant CPT changes for family physicians.
If you work with nonphysician providers, you can’t afford to ignore these rules.
A reflection on the issue's cover illustration, this editorial argues that what the illustration really shows is a reimbursement system that's completely out of whack.
It’s easier than you might think to get what’s coming to you.
The author explains instructions recently issue by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services about how to code for preoperative medical evaluations performed by family physicians at the request of surgeons outside the Medicare global surgical period.
This article explains Medicare's reimbursement rules for diabetes self-management training.
When family physicians provide mental health services to their Medicare patients, they can find their usual Medicare payments reduced. Here's the reason why and an explanation of why it shouldn't affect your bottom line.
Across the country, insurers are beginning to pay physicians for improved quality and service. They'll get there faster with your help.