• Features

    Answers to Your Questions About Chronic Care Management

    Kent Moore, Barbara Hays

    From what constitutes 24/7 access to how to document the 20 minutes of required monthly services, we fill in the blanks about this new Medicare benefit.

    ICD-10 Sprains, Strains, and Automobile Accidents

    Kenneth D. Beckman

    Our tour of ICD-10 continues with the minor injury codes you're likely to use in family medicine.

    Treating Dementia With Shared Group Visits

    CHRISTINE M. KHANDELWAL, AMY PRENTICE, JEN FISHER, ROBERT PARROTT, PHILIP SLOANE

    Seeing patients with dementia in a group setting can streamline visits and help provide support for caregivers and families.

    How to Provide More Access Without Working More Hours

    WILLIAM MANARD

    Working differently can be the key to greater access and satisfaction for both you and your patients.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    Solutions Wanted

    Leigh Ann Backer

    How have you made practice better for yourself, your staff, and your patients? Will you share what you've learned?

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    Cindy Hughes

    Changes to supervision of transitional care management | Coding newborn visits | Replacing modifier 59 with HCPCS modifiers

    SPPACES: MEDICAL APP REVIEWS

    Blood Glucose Tracker

    David Rebedew

    The Blood Glucose Tracker app enables patients who have diabetes to quickly and easily track their blood glucose.

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Renate G. Justin, R. J. “Rusty” Oenbrink

    Don't ignore a child's security object | Treat the drug preauthorization blues | Settle a workplace feud

    THE LAST WORD

    Blinded by a Patient's Age

    Ani A. Bodoutchian, Karen DeSouza, Maureen Grissom

    When you see an 18-year-old patient, you don't expect to deliver bad news.



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