• Features

    Documenting History in Compliance With Medicare's Guidelines

    Kent J. Moore

    The difference between one level and the next may be no more than a word or two.

    How to Solve Problems in Your Practice With a New Meeting Approach

    SABRINA M. CHASE, PAUL A. NUTTING, BENJAMIN F. CRABTREE

    Your practice members have the answers; they just need to be heard.

    Medicare Enrollment: Staying in the Game Even When the Rules Change

    Daniel F. Shay

    It's a government program. Did you expect it to be easy?

    The 12-Step Way To Reduce Practice Expenses: Part 1, Staffing Efficiencies

    Reed Tinsley

    Staff-related expenses consume the largest portion of your overhead, so that's where this 12-month plan begins.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    FPM: Read It As You Like It

    Robert Edsall

    With four versions, there's at least one FPM for you.

    OPINION

    Should Doctors Reject the Government's EHR Incentive Plan?

    David C. Kibbe

    It's a big hill to climb for a carrot that may not be there when you reach the top.

    LETTERS

    A different form of health care reform

    The EHR incentive

    Thank your staff and your patients

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    Cindy Hughes

    No shows | Diabetic foot exams | Medication management | More than four diagnosis codes | Diagnosis code for drug-seeking behavior | Deceased patient's chart review | Lack of voiding | Second opinions for nursing home patients | TB test site check

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    William D. Soper, Doug Iliff, Trevor J. Stone

    Use a cell phone camera to document biopsy sites | Streamline your annual physical process | Handling prescription change requests from PBMs

    THE LAST WORD

    An Open Letter to All the Health Plans That Keep Sending Me Letters

    Linda Lundeen

    How helpful are all those letters you receive from health plans? Not very, says this family physician.



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