• Features

    How to Lead Up in Your Organization

    John P. Franko

    Leading up is about setting an example and building influence so you can be more effective. It starts with these seven skills.

    Change Is Hard: What Really Happens When You Try to Implement a New Care Model

    Susan M. Grantham, Theresa Knowles, Noah Nesin, Natalie Truesdell, Eugenie H. Coakley

    Even with a laudable goal, such as reducing physicians' administrative burdens, it can be difficult to implement change. These real-world lessons can help.

    Opting Out of Medicare: How to Get Out and Stay Out

    Daniel F. Shay

    Physicians can cut ties with Medicare and privately contract with Medicare beneficiaries, but doing it incorrectly can be costly.

    Getting Paid for Screening and Assessment Services

    Cindy Hughes

    If you're not coding and billing for these services, you might be leaving money on the table.

    Back to Basics: Five Steps to Better Influenza Vaccination Rates

    AMY CUNNINGHAM, JOHN STOECKLE, VICTOR DIAZ, GEORGE VALKO, CHRISTINE ARENSON

    Getting more patients immunized against the flu does not require complicated strategies.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    You Can and Should Be a Leader – Even if You Aren't a Natural

    Kenneth G. Adler

    With a few basic skills, you can expand your influence and make your organization a better place to work.

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    Cindy Hughes

    Immunization refusal | Care planning and chronic care management | Pediatric immunization administration

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Break the rules for better patient care | Avoid portal overload | Don't fear conflict within your team

    THE LAST WORD

    How to Make Friends With Urgent Care

    Julia Ellison

    Most of our patients will eventually seek urgent care, so we need to get along.

    SUPPLEMENT

    Making Sense of MACRA: Aligning Transitional Care Management With the Quality Payment Program

    Learn how coordinated care benefits patients, QPP performance, and your bottom line.



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