Samuel L. Church, Erin Solis, Kent Moore
This year’s changes bode well for family physicians, with an expected increase in Medicare allowed charges.
TRAVIS SINGLETON, PHILLIP MILLER
Family physicians may encounter unfamiliar employment challenges in the short-term, but long-term job prospects remain promising.
SARAH LEYDE, TESSA RIFE, IRINA KRYZHANOVSKAYA
With opioid overdoses rising, practices should consider stocking this safe rescue drug alongside other emergency devices and medications.
CATHERINE FLORIO PIPAS, ELINA PEPPER
With communities facing so much unrest, here are two skills you can apply to help promote healing.
KEITH W. MILLETTE
Determining whether the visit you've just finished should be coded as a level 4 could be as simple as asking yourself three questions.
Quality peer reviews help the FPM editors 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, who completed at least one manuscript review in 2020....
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Today there is a renewed call to action for family medicine to both confront systemic racism and eliminate health disparities.
SAMUEL L. CHURCH, MEGAN ADAMSON
The E/M coding revisions aren't perfect, but they represent a huge step forward in reducing physicians' documentation burden, audit risk, and complexity of code selection.
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