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Family physicians among the largest group getting EHR incentives

Family physicians among the largest group getting EHR incentives

Family Practice Management : FPM

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/family_physicians_among_the_largest.html

Understanding When to Use the New Patient E/M Codes -- FPM

Sep 1, 2003 - Even an old patient can be new.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0900/p33.html

Answers to Your Questions About Medicare Annual Wellness Visits -- FPM

Apr 1, 2011 - Our previous issue described the requirements and introduced an encounter form for documenting these visits. Now we answer your questions about this newest Medicare benefit.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0300/p13.html

How to Bill for Services Performed by Nonphysician Practitioners -- FPM

May 1, 2006 - Learning payers' rules will help you assess the value of hiring an NPP.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0500/p45.html

The Ideal Medical Practice Model: Improving Efficiency, Quality, and the Doctor-Patient...

Sep 1, 2007 - When you redesign a practice around these principles, you can step off the productivity treadmill and focus on excellent patient care.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0900/p20.html

Coding & Documentation - Jan-Feb 2014 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2014 - ...Is a group class considered a service reportable with CPT code 97804? Is there a limit on the number of people who may be in a group? A Code 97804 is for Medical nutrition therapy; group (two or more individuals), each 30 minutes. According to CPT, Group therapy is applicable to...

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0100/p25.html

Redesigning Your Work Space to Support Team-Based Care -- FPM

Apr 1, 2013 - Four key design elements could make your team more effective.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0300/p20.html

Complementary and Alternative Medicine: A Primer -- FPM

Mar 1, 2001 - You may be surprised by the number of your patients using CAM therapy. This primer provides the background and tips you’ll need to have a productive conversation about it.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0300/p37.html

The Problem With Diet and Exercise Plans -- FPM

Jun 1, 2009 - Patients don't need more knowledge; they need a number to shoot for.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0500/p6.html

The Medical Home Grows Up -- FPM

Jun 1, 2009 - Like many a promising idea, the medical home may be unrecognizable once the world has its way with it.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0500/p5.html

Closing the Physician-Staff Divide: A Step Toward Creating the Medical Home -- FPM

Apr 1, 2008 - If your staff's job is to keep patients moving through the system and yours is to take care of the patients they supply, your practice is flawed.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0400/p20.html

Practice Measurement: A New Approach for Demonstrating the Worth of Your Work -- FPM

Feb 1, 2008 - To obtain a true view of the quality of your practice, you must measure the patient's experience.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0200/p19.html

The 12-Step Way to Reduce Practice Expenses: Part 2, Operational Efficiencies -- FPM

Jun 1, 2010 - Even small cuts in your operational expenses can add up to big savings for your practice.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0500/p30.html

Resolving Patients' Vaccination Uncertainty: Going From "No Thanks!" to "Of Course!" --...

Apr 1, 2014 - Immunizations can help prevent disease breakouts but require being mindful of patient concerns and misconceptions.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0300/p22.html

Practice Transformation: Running Your Business Like a Business -- FPM

Oct 1, 2013 - This medical practice uses technology and automaker-inspired productivity steps to modernize and rapidly grow its business.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0900/p18.html

How to Avoid Conflicts Between Your New EHR and Your Old Billing Company -- FPM

Feb 1, 2012 - A proactive approach will help you get the most out of your investment.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0100/p14.html

What Family Physicians Need to Know About ACOs -- FPM

Oct 1, 2011 - Accountable care organizations could be the next big thing in health care delivery. Here's what you need to know - and what you need to do - now.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0900/p17.html

A Streamlined Approach to Prescription Management -- FPM

Dec 1, 2012 - Synchronizing each patient's prescriptions so they're handled all at once could save your practice at least an hour a day.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/1100/p11.html

How Inclusive Leadership Can Help Your Practice Adapt to Change -- FPM

Feb 1, 2012 - The most effective leaders realize that everyone's input is valuable.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0100/p8.html

How to Reduce Your Malpractice Risk -- FPM

Aug 1, 2012 - Recognizing warning signs and documenting with care are two keys.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0700/p21.html

Coding & Documentation - Sep-Oct 2013 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2013 - ...No. The chief complaints are not treated as separate evaluation and management (E/M) codes. If the number and complexity of the problems increase your history, exam, and medical decision-making, you may be able to report a higher level of code than if you were addressing a single...

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0900/p32.html

Why Did Your Productivity Decrease When We Hired You? -- FPM

Aug 1, 2011 - Before making the leap from private practice to employed practice, consider how the new arrangement will affect your productivity and your bottom line.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0700/p18.html

The 2009 EHR User Satisfaction Survey: Responses From 2,012 Family Physicians -- FPM

Dec 1, 2009 - If you're shopping for an EHR system, you might appreciate this advice from a couple of thousand colleagues.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/1100/p10.html

Recovering patient volume and practice finances in the wake of COVID-19: 12 tips

Patient volume has dropped 60% since the start of the pandemic, and practice revenues have declined 55%. Here’s what practices can do to recover.

Family Practice Management : FPM

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/recovering_practice_finances.html

Three Building Blocks for Improving Access to Care -- FPM

Oct 1, 2013 - Your efforts to give patients same-day appointments won't succeed until you address three critical issues.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0900/p12.html

The Medical Home: An Idea Whose Time Has Come ... Again -- FPM

Sep 1, 2007 - Physicians, employers, legislators and payers think medical homes may be the key to health system reform.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0900/p38.html

What You Can Do to Help Your Uninsured Patients -- FPM

Oct 1, 2009 - Here's how to patients who might otherwise miss getting the services they need.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0900/p21.html

Specialization in Family Medicine Education: Abandoning Our Generalist Roots -- FPM

Feb 1, 2007 - If family medicine stops being a specialty in breadth, is it still family medicine?

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0200/p13.html

CPT Update for 2013 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2012 - This year's changes include some promising new codes for care coordination.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/1100/p8.html

Why the Medicare Fee Schedule and RVUs Matter to Employed Family Physicians -- FPM

Jun 1, 2010 - When Medicare payments are cut, everybody loses, not just self-employed physicians.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0500/p7.html

Eight Steps to a Chart Audit for Quality -- FPM

Aug 1, 2008 - A simple chart review can help your group answer the question on everyone's mind: How are we doing?

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0700/pa3.html

Escaping the Tyranny of the Urgent by Delivering Planned Care -- FPM

May 1, 2006 - These four components can help you provide care that is more proactive, organized and satisfying.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0500/p37.html

Coding & Documentation - Mar-Apr 2014 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2014 - ...Look at your documentation for services provided for your practices' most common diagnoses. Start with a manageable number of conditions and charts per physician or other qualified health care professional. You can pull a report of the most commonly reported ICD-9 diagnosis codes...

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0300/p27.html

How to Protect Your Data When You're on the Web -- FPM

Apr 1, 2008 - Every time you access the Internet, a world of criminals is trying to steal personal information - yours and your patients'. Here's how to stop them.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0400/p29.html

Step-by-Step Practice Transformation -- FPM

Dec 1, 2009 - Can you walk there, or do you need to fly?

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/1100/p6.html

Secure Messaging: Myths, Facts, and Pitfalls -- FPM

Feb 1, 2013 - We assumed that our patients weren't ready for secure messaging or that, if they were, it would overburden our staff. We couldn't have been more wrong.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0100/p21.html

Ten Steps to a Patient-Centered Medical Home -- FPM

Dec 1, 2009 - Start with steps that increase practice revenue. Then you'll be better able to afford the steps that just make practice better and more satisfying.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/1100/p18.html

Measuring for Medicare: The Physician Quality Reporting Initiative -- FPM

Jun 1, 2007 - The new initiative from CMS can add a little to your bottom line and prepare your office for future reporting programs.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0600/p37.html

Five keys to a happy career in medicine

Doctors who need to make money at the expense of work boundaries and professional satisfaction are rarely happy. But prudent management of personal finances leads to a more satisfying career.

Family Practice Management : FPM

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/physician_career_satisfaction.html

CPT 2009: Out With the Old, In With the New -- FPM

Feb 1, 2009 - A new injection code and newborn codes are among this year’s most notable CPT changes.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0100/p7.html

How to Be an Efficient and Effective Preceptor -- FPM

Jun 1, 2010 - It is possible to do the important work of precepting students and still get home in time for dinner.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0500/p18.html

E-Prescribing: Why the Fuss? -- FPM

Feb 1, 2009 - If its increased safety and other benefits haven’t convinced you to get into e-prescribing, maybe Medicare’s promised financial incentives will.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0100/p22.html

Coming Home -- FPM

Feb 1, 2013 - Even patients with specialized conditions such as sickle cell disease need primary care physicians.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0100/p6.html

Managing the Habitual No-Show Patient -- FPM

Feb 1, 2005 - The author describes how his practice addressed the problem of patients who frequently missed appointments by implementing an alternative form of scheduling for such patients.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0200/p65.html

10 Big Ideas That Could Make Your Practice Better -- FPM

Oct 1, 2008 - Could your practice benefit from some fresh thinking? Get inspired by these 10 ideas that have made a difference for your colleagues.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0900/p33.html

Four steps to succeeding in the coming value-based system

The shift from rewarding volume to rewarding value can feel daunting, but it may give family physicians new opportunities to prosper and to provide the kind of care patients want.

Family Practice Management : FPM

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/volume_to_value.html

A different way to measure primary care performance

The Person-Centered Primary Care Measure survey has a low data collection burden for physicians.

Family Practice Management : FPM

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/pcpcm_survey.html

Do You Know What Is (or Isn't) in Your Documentation? -- FPM

Aug 1, 2013 - Leaving out key information in patient documentation can compromise quality and cost you money.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0700/p23.html

Practice Pearls - Nov-Dec 2014 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2014 - ...To help patients avoid spreading tinea when they're getting dressed, I recommend that before they put on their underwear, they first put medicine on their feet and put on their socks. That way, they don't accidentally catch their toes in their underpants and spread the fungus...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/1100/p32.html

Aiding the Wounded Among Us -- FPM

Dec 1, 2007 - When facing the pain of a malpractice lawsuit, physicians need the compassion and support of their colleagues.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/1100/p52.html

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