• Features

    Coding Changes for Family Medicine in 2018

    KENT MOORE, BARBARA HAYS

    New codes for cognitive assessment and care planning, team-based care management, prolonged preventive services, and anticoagulation management are among this year's changes.

    Ten Strategies for Building Emotional Intelligence and Preventing Burnout

    LISA GOREN

    You couldn't have made it through medical school and residency without a high intellect, but have you developed your emotional intelligence?

    Rethinking Workflow: Team Rooming for Greater Efficiency

    ARNOLD E. CUENCA, LISA PERRY

    This physician and medical assistant jump-start patient visits by teaming up and reversing some traditional roles in the exam room.

    Making Sense of MACRA in 2018: Six Things You Need to Know

    AMY MULLINS

    The rules for complying with Medicare's Quality Payment Program are getting stricter.

    Getting to No: How to Respond to Inappropriate Patient Requests

    MICHELLE KANE, LEE CHAMBLISS

    The five-step “FAVER” approach can help you say no to uncomfortable requests while preserving the patient relationship.

    SPPACES: MEDICAL APP REVIEWS

    Four Mobile Apps to Encourage Healthy Habits

    DAVID REBEDEW

    Recommend these mobile apps to patients as a way to reinforce recommended lifestyle changes.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    FPM: Your Partner in Practice

    Kenneth G. Adler, Leigh Ann Backer

    Practicing medicine may be more challenging than ever, but FPM is here to help — redesigned and focused on what family physicians need today.

    Thank You, FPM Peer Reviewers

    Quality peer reviews help the Family Practice Management editorial team select and publish articles that are accurate, authoritative, and useful to family physicians and others in primary care. We would like to thank the following peer reviewers for their valuable...

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CINDY HUGHES

    RECIPROCAL BILLING DURING EXTENDED ABSENCES | ICD-10 CODING FOR ACCIDENTS WITHOUT INJURY | REMOVAL OF IMPACTED CERUMEN

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Sumana Reddy

    WARN PATIENTS ABOUT PRIVACY ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH GENETIC TESTING | USE TEXT MESSAGES TO BOOST FLU SHOTS | ENCOURAGE EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION

    THE LAST WORD

    Is It Ethical to Accept Gifts From Patients?

    KEHINDE ENIOLA

    To make the right decision, first consider the patient's motives.

    SUPPLEMENT

    Making Sense of MACRA: Advance Care Planning

    You can get paid for advance care planning and satisfy a high-priority quality measure for MACRA.



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    All editors and editorial advisory board members in a position to control content for this activity, FPMjournal, are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships. View disclosures.



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