• Features

    A Team-Based Care Model That Improves Job Satisfaction

    COREY LYON, AIMEE F. ENGLISH, PETER CHABOT SMITH

    Expanding the role of medical assistants to better support providers can improve not only traditional outcomes but also job satisfaction.

    HIPAA: Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions

    RICHELLE MARTING

    Does your organization interpret HIPAA too strictly, too loosely, or just right? Find out with these FAQs.

    Is Your Diagnosis Coding Ready for Risk Adjustment?

    BETSY NICOLETTI

    As payment models change, diagnosis coding is more important than ever. Here's how to be sure your codes capture your patients' severity of illness.

    Diagnosis Coding for Value-Based Payment: A Quick Reference Tool

    DANIEL BELATTI, MEGAN LYKKE

    Use this cheat sheet to identify diagnosis codes that are weighted for risk adjustment.

    Encouraging Health Behavior Change: Eight Evidence-Based Strategies

    STEPHANIE A. HOOKER, ANJOLI PUNJABI, KACEY JUSTESEN, LUCAS BOYLE, MICHELLE D. SHERMAN

    Using these brief interventions, you can help your patients make healthy behavior changes.

    SPPACES: MEDICAL APP REVIEWS

    Five Mobile Apps to Help Patients With Anxiety and Depression

    DAVID REBEDEW

    When patients need some assistance coping with mental distress, consider these apps.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    It's Time to Go RAFing

    Kenneth G. Adler

    What you don't know about risk-adjustment factor scores could cost you.

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CINDY HUGHES

    TIME SPENT ON CHRONIC CARE MANAGEMENT VS. TIME SPENT ON E/M SERVICES | ICD-10 CODING FOR BUG BITES | BILLING FOR PALLIATIVE CARE VISITS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Barbara Stanford

    BE MINDFUL OF THE JOY IN MEDICINE | RULE OUT HEART MURMURS MORE EFFECTIVELY IN CHILDREN | TAKE A LESSON FROM THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

    THE LAST WORD

    What to Do When Emotions Run High in the Exam Room

    J. LEBRON MCBRIDE

    Step one: Don't ignore it.

    SUPPLEMENT

    Helping Your Adolescent and Young Adult Patients Get the Preventive Care and Services They Need

    The Adolescent Health Consortium Project has clarified clinical preventive service recommendations for adolescents and young adults.



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