• Features

    Are You Coding Accurately?

    Betsy Nicoletti

    Comparing your coding with national benchmarks will help you to uncover aberrant patterns.

    Understanding When to Use 99211

    Emily Hill

    Using CPT code 99211 can boost your practice’s revenue and improve documentation.

    Getting the Most From Language Interpreters

    Emily Herndon, Linda Joyce

    Communicating with patients who have limited English proficiency requires more than simply “finding someone who speaks their language.”

    Part-Time Practice: Making It Work

    Olivia K. Maresh

    Find out how and why growing numbers of family physicians are working less.

    EDITOR’S PAGE

    Practicing in an Absurd System

    Robert L. Edsall

    Of course practice is hard; the system is insane.

    LETTERS

    Aspirin chemoprevention recommendations

    Richard Dressler

    Not-so-white lies

    Dorothea Coiffe, null MLS

    Correction

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    Kent J. Moore

    Office visit & nebulizer treatment | Admissions on separate dates | Coding a discharge summary

    MONITOR

    MONITOR

    National report card highlights opportunities for improvement | PRACTICE PEARLS from here and there | The doctor’s office vs. the ED | Specialists mask demand for primary care | Discounted drug resource

    IMPROVING PATIENT CARE

    Acute Otitis Media in Children

    Mark H. Ebell MD

    This encounter form will help you provide care consistent with the latest evidence-based guideline.

    PRACTICE DIARY

    PRACTICE DIARY

    Sanford J. Brown

    Losin’ it

    ASK FPM

    ASK FPM

    Greg Hinson, Jack Valancy, JeffreyB. Miller

    Purchasing tail coverage | Weekend call in a group practice | Name changes and claims hassles

    BALANCING ACT

    Hipaaposterous

    Laurie Elwyn

    Sometimes a look at the lighter side can help cure what ails you.



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