• FEATURES

    Incident-to and Shared Services: Demystifying Billing for Care Provided by Multiple Professionals

    BETSY NICOLETTI

    Knowing the rules can help practices receive payments that better reflect the work of the whole health care team.

    Utilizing a Flex Clinician to Manage Absences and Support Wellness

    JENNIFER N. LEE, JENNY WANG, LAURA KURASH, JOSEPH TEEL

    Physicians shouldn't feel guilty about having to take a sick day. This system provides built-in coverage for illness and other unexpected absences.

    Project Thrive: Seeking Clinician Input to Improve Clinician Well-being

    JENNIFER A. CARAGOL, MARISA KOSTIUK, CORYDON S. SPERRY, MATTHEW ROBERT MARTIN, BETHANY M. KWAN, ELIZABETH W. STATON, ALISON SHMERLING

    The cornerstone of this improvement project was a series of clinician focus groups. Here's what they told us about well-being.

    10 Tips for Supervising Non-Physician Clinicians

    MARY KREBS

    NPCs can be valuable members of the clinical team, but physicians should advocate for the time and compensation to appropriately supervise them.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    Supervising APPs: Extra Work but Worth It

    JAMES DOMDERA

    With the right working relationship, advanced practice providers can be a boon to practices and patients.

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    Coding & Documentation

    CINDY HUGHES

    COVERING FOR OTHER PHYSICIANS | PREVENTIVE VISIT FOR PATIENT WHO HAS ALREADY HAD A WELL-WOMAN EXAM | BLOOD PRESSURE AND BLOOD SUGAR AS MDM DATA | CERTIFICATION OF ORDERS BY NURSE PRACTITIONERS | DIABETES AND HYPERTENSION TOGETHER

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Practice Pearls

    SCREEN FOR DIABETES DISTRESS AND ADDRESS SPECIFIC CAUSES | INSTITUTE A “CODE WHITE” PROTOCOL FOR WORKPLACE VIOLENCE | MAKE EMPATHY SUSTAINABLE

    THE LAST WORD

    Keep an Eye on Your NPI

    THOMAS BENZONI

    Your NPI is vulnerable to identity theft or even misuse by authorized users. Take these steps to protect it.

    AAFP BEYOND THE BELTWAY

    States Serve as Agents of Change for Primary Care

    KATE FREEMAN, JULIE HARRISON

    This content is provided by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

    SUPPLEMENT

    Understanding Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccination: Recommendations and Guidance for Adults 60 Years and Older

    JAMES BIGHAM

    This AAFP educational supplement is supported by an unrestricted grant from GSK.



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