KEITH W. MILLETTE
A step-by-step approach that saves time coding E/M office visits can now be tailored to hospital and nursing home E/M visits as well.
ENOCH G. (NICK) ULMER, JR., ALICE V. HARRIS
Understanding the latest rules for incident-to and split/shared billing can help groups capture full reimbursement and work credit.
JESSICA ROCKAFELLOW, RACHAEL EDELEN, WENDY SHEN
Using nurses and other staff to coordinate the care of patients being discharged from hospitals allows physicians to fulfill TCM requirements at sustainable costs.
KENT MOORE, EMILY HILL, ERIN SOLIS
There are a host of changes that will affect family physicians, including new vaccine codes and bundled Medicare payments for chronic pain management.
When we talk about the evils of coding, often what we're really talking about are the evils of fee-for-service.
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 2022.
KAREN JOHNSON, DIANE RITTENHOUSE
To achieve further progress in the shift from volume to value, payment models must be consistent with certain guiding principles.
COMPARING TEST DATA FROM PREVIOUS VISIT | MODIFIER JW FOR UNUSED MEDICATION | ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATION BOUGHT OUTSIDE THE PRACTICE | PROVIDING PRESCRIPTION DRUG SAMPLES DURING E/M VISIT | TESTS CONSIDERED BUT NOT ORDERED
USE THE “SHARE” APPROACH TO INVOLVE PATIENTS IN DECISION MAKING | CHOOSE WISELY WHEN IT COMES TO LOW-VALUE ADMINISTRATIVE PRACTICES | TRY THIS METAPHOR FOR IRON-DEFICIENT PATIENTS
SARINA B. SCHRAGER
We will never achieve the perfect work-life balance, but certain aspects can get easier with time.
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