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Monday Mar 30, 2020

How to leave coronavirus behind when you come home

Providing patient care during the pandemic means you and your family are at risk for exposure. Here's how to limit the risk as you return home at the end of your workday.


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Posted at 10:30AM Mar 30, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Wednesday Mar 25, 2020

The parking lot visit: how it works

In an effort to minimize patient and staff exposure to infectious pathogens (such as COVID-19), some clinics are conducting parts or the entirety of the encounter in the parking lot or even in the patient's car.


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Posted at 12:30PM Mar 25, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Tuesday Mar 24, 2020

When can recovering COVID-19 patients leave isolation, and do they need return-to-work letters? What to tell patients

As the COVID-19 outbreaks continues, more physicians may be fielding calls from recovering patients who want to know when they can return to daily activities, including work.


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Posted at 07:30PM Mar 24, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday Mar 23, 2020

A virtual visit algorithm: how to differentiate and code telehealth visits, e-visits, and virtual check-ins

There are three options for providing virtual visits: telehealth visits, e-visits, and virtual check-ins. Here's how to tell them apart, and how to code for them.


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Posted at 08:00AM Mar 23, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Mar 20, 2020

Patient triage, scheduling, and rooming: three ways to adapt your workflows for COVID-19

As increasing numbers of patients contact physicians’ offices to report symptoms of COVID-19 or other respiratory infection, practices need to adapt their workflows to minimize exposure. Here are three recommended changes.


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Posted at 08:00AM Mar 20, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Mar 19, 2020

How to tell policymakers what you need to fight COVID-19

Telling state or federal representatives what’s going on in your practices can not only make them better informed, it can also help ward off feelings of helplessness.


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Posted at 04:00PM Mar 19, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Wednesday Mar 18, 2020

Making self-care a priority, even now

Now more than ever, physicians need to be practicing self-care so they can continue to care for others. Here are four things you can do — but just pick one.


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Posted at 08:00AM Mar 18, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Feb 27, 2020

Coronavirus: six ways to prepare your practice now

After months of successful containment, officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said they expect to see widespread transmission of the illness known as COVID-19 in the United States soon.


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Posted at 08:00PM Feb 27, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Feb 27, 2020

A checklist for starting virtual visits

The ability to see patients virtually can be useful, especially during outbreaks of infectious disease. Here’s how to get started.


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Posted at 08:00AM Feb 27, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Wednesday Feb 26, 2020

Two reasons to provide Medicare annual wellness visits

With less than 16 percent of eligible patients receiving a Medicare annual wellness visit, patients and practices are missing out on two key benefits.


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Posted at 08:00PM Feb 26, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

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