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Fam Pract Manag. 2011;18(6):39

Cindy Hughes is the AAFP's coding and compliance specialist and is a contributing editor to FPM. Author disclosure: no relevant financial affiliations disclosed. These answers were reviewed by the FPM Coding & Documentation Review Panel, which includes Robert H. Bösl, MD, FAAFP; Marie Felger, CPC, CCS-P; Thomas A. Felger, MD, DABFP, CMCM; David Filipi, MD, MBA, and the Coding and Compliance Department of Physicians Clinic; Emily Hill, PA-C; Kent Moore; Joy Newby, LPN, CPC; P. Lynn Sallings, CPC; and Susan Welsh, CPC, MHA.

Vaccinations and Medicare annual wellness visits

Vision exams for Medicare patients

ICD-10 transition

Medicare provider status and billing for annual wellness visits

Keloid injection

Editor's note: While this department attempts to provide accurate information and useful advice, payers may not accept the coding and documentation recommended. You should refer to current coding manuals and the Documentation Guidelines for Evaluation and Management Services for the most detailed and up-to-date information.

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