• Features

    What Family Physicians Need to Know About ACOs

    Julian D. Bobbitt

    Accountable care organizations could be the next big thing in health care delivery. Here's what you need to know – and what you need to do – now.

    One Last Annual ICD-9 Update

    Cindy Hughes

    The ICD-9 codes that take effect Oct. 1 will be the last. ICD-10 will be implemented in 2013.

    Remove Roadblocks and Improve Access to Preventive Care

    Elizabeth W. Woodcock, null FACMPE, Eric Whicker, Leann Hostetler, Devon Nichols

    Learn how a few procedural changes dramatically increased this practice's visit rates for well-child care.

    E/M Coding and the Documentation Guidelines: Putting It All Together

    EMILY HILL

    It's time to test your E/M coding skills.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    The RUC Under Fire

    Robert Edsall

    Time may be running out for the group that helps divide the Medicare pie.

    LETTERS

    FPM and payment reform

    Finding the right balance of 99214s

    Improving clinical care with FPM

    OPINION

    The EHR Incentive Program: Consider Waiting for Next Year

    David C. Kibbe

    It may get easier and cheaper to earn the incentive.

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    Cindy Hughes

    Joint injection + E/M service? | Annual wellness visits and Part D vaccines | Newborn heel stick

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Christine A. Sinsky

    Streamline processes when using an EHR

    THE LAST WORD

    A Life Checkup

    Don Kalman

    When was the last time you took an honest look at your life?



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