• Features

    The Quest for Administrative Simplification: What's Being Done

    KENT MOORE, AMY MULLINS, SANDY POGONES, ERIN SOLIS, BRENNAN CANTRELL

    Progress has been made on several fronts, including prior authorization reform and reducing documentation burdens. But there's more work to do.

    FMLA Does Not Need to Be a Four-Letter Word

    ANNE C. KANTNER

    These tips can help you complete FMLA paperwork quickly and accurately.

    A Step-by-Step Time-Saving Approach to Coding Office Visits

    KEITH W. MILLETTE

    Follow these four steps to code quickly and accurately, while reducing the need to count up data points.

    Practical Ways to Manage Your EHR Inbox

    JAY WINNER

    These 10 tips can help reduce your workload during and after clinic, so you can focus on what matters most.

    A Compassionate Communication Refresher for Clinicians Experiencing COVID Fatigue

    BRANDON W. ZABUKOVIC, NICOLE G. WISNIEWSKI, DOMINIC O. VACHON

    If the stress of the pandemic has challenged your patient communication skills, here's how you can reestablish rapport.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    Addressing Administrative Simplification

    Sarina Schrager

    Physicians are spending too much time on paperwork and EHR-related tasks, but what can be done?

    OPINION

    Prioritizing Primary Care Can Save the U.S. Health Care System

    ADA D. STEWART

    Payers are being asked to commit to a change in primary care financing in the next two years.

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CINDY HUGHES

    STAFF DOCUMENTATION OF THE PATIENT HISTORY | MODIFIERS FOR MULTIPLE PROCEDURES | COUNTING DATA FOR MEDICAL DECISION MAKING | AWV WORK BY MEDICAL ASSISTANTS | WHAT COUNTS WHEN ORDERING AND REVIEWING TESTS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Jennifer Bacani McKenney, Ashley Muhr

    USE DEDICATED STAFF TO EASE PRIOR AUTHORIZATIONS | LEVERAGE YOUR EHR TO SAVE TIME ON DRUG RECALLS | USE REMINDER SLIPS TO SIMPLIFY FOLLOW-UP APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING

    THE LAST WORD

    Resetting Your Priorities in Family Medicine Post-Pandemic

    M.D. WEBER, AMARYLLIS SÁNCHEZ WOHLEVER, CHRISTOPHER SCUDERI

    What if we stopped saying “yes” to new demands and reallocated our time based on our priorities? This three-part exercise can help.

    SUPPLEMENT

    Talking About Vaccines During Pregnancy

    Supplement sponsor: American Academy of Family Physicians.



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