• Features

    The Cure for Claims Denials

    RICHELLE MARTING

    Here are six reasons your claims might be getting denied and what you and your staff can do to prevent it.

    Electronic Access to Adolescents' Health Records: Legal, Policy, and Practice Implications

    Neil Calman, Helen R. Pfister, Ruth Lesnewski, Diane Hauser, Nandini Shroff

    Letting minors view their health records online means finding a compromise between patient privacy and parental rights.

    Using Medicare “Incident-To” Rules

    DANIEL F. SHAY

    Nonphysician practitioners can expand practice capacity, but it's vital to follow the billing rules.

    Inefficiency in Primary Care: Common Causes and Potential Solutions

    Katherine A. James, Stephen E. Ross, Betsy Vance, Radhika Nath, Michael I. Harrison, David R. West

    This practice-based research project highlights key sources of inefficiency in primary care and real-world suggestions for how to improve.

    Immunizations: How to Protect Patients and the Bottom Line

    JAMIE LOEHR

    Minimizing costs and maximizing reimbursement can make immunizations profitable.

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    Cindy Hughes

    E/M services during a Medicare AWV | When patients provide B12 for injections | Cardiovascular risk-reduction counseling

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    John W. Bachman, Daniel F. Shay

    Use personal history to knit teams together | Ready for the fist bump? | HIPAA and the fate of the fax machine

    SPPACES: MEDICAL APP REVIEWS

    MyFitnessPal

    David Rebedew

    MyFitnessPal allows users to track calories, monitor progress toward weight-management goals, and gain support from an online community.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    Practice Management Challenges: Unpaid Bills, Inefficiency, and Rules

    Kenneth G. Adler

    And you thought just being a doctor was hard.

    THE LAST WORD

    21st Century Medicine, 20th Century People

    Bob Newbell

    Sometimes technology isn't the problem.



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