• Features

    CPT 2012 Updated & Clarified

    CINDY HUGHES

    It's mostly small changes this year, but small changes can trip you up too.

    How Inclusive Leadership Can Help Your Practice Adapt to Change

    Krista W. Bowers, Michaela Robertson, Michael L. Parchman

    The most effective leaders realize that everyone's input is valuable.

    The Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative: What You Need to Know

    Kent J. Moore

    A promising new multipayer demonstration project led by Medicare brings a blended payment model closer to reality.

    How to Avoid Conflicts Between Your New EHR and Your Old Billing Company

    Lucy Zielinski

    A proactive approach will help you get the most out of your investment.

    Practical Institutional Politics for Doctors

    Robert D. Gillette

    Practicing in a large organization requires skills you may not have needed in independent practice.

    The State of Family Medicine

    Brandi White

    This special report reviews the value of family medicine, the challenges it faces, and AAFP data on the nature of family medicine practice today.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    How Is It Going?

    Robert Edsall

    The beginning of the year is a good time to figure out where we are and where we're headed.

    LETTERS

    More tips for managing prescription refills

    Referrals: Ask consultants to do the work

    Can I set fees below Medicare rates?

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    Cindy Hughes

    Drug testing | Initial fracture care | Attending physician services in a hospice facility | Health risk assessment

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Walt Larimore

    Avoid common mistakes when giving feedback | Take SOAP to SNOCAMP | Plan ahead for successful e-prescribing adoption

    THE LAST WORD

    Bridging the Physician-Counselor Divide

    J. LeBron McBride

    When patients need to be referred for counseling, these tips can ensure success.



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