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September/October 2014

...Controlling Hypertension: Focusing on "Why" Makes "How" a Lot Easier Jennifer L. Brull Departments From the Editor Tools of the Trade Kenneth G. Adler Opinion Gambling on the Transition From Fee-for-Service to Value-Based Care Mark M. Nunlist ; Sean Uiterwyk ;...

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September/October 2014

...Controlling Hypertension: Focusing on "Why" Makes "How" a Lot Easier Jennifer L. Brull Departments From the Editor Tools of the Trade Kenneth G. Adler Opinion Gambling on the Transition From Fee-for-Service to Value-Based Care Mark M. Nunlist ; Sean Uiterwyk ;...

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September/October 2017

...• ICD-10 code updates for Oct. 1 • Billing for the new influenza vaccination • Diagnosis coding for hypertension and heart failure • Medicare payment for telemedicine home visits The Last Word Creating a Space Where Doctors Can Be Vulnerable Ani A. Bodoutchian Remission!...

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September/October 2017

...• ICD-10 code updates for Oct. 1 • Billing for the new influenza vaccination • Diagnosis coding for hypertension and heart failure • Medicare payment for telemedicine home visits The Last Word Creating a Space Where Doctors Can Be Vulnerable Ani A. Bodoutchian Remission!...

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Seven Reasons to Dictate in the Presence of Your Patients -- FPM

Sep 1, 2001 - By simply moving dictation into the exam room, you may improve your practice in at least seven ways.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0900/p37.html

Seven Sins in Modern Medicine -- FPM

Jun 1, 2014 - Admit it, you're guilty of at least one of these.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0500/p36.html

Seven Tips to Improve Your ICD-9 Coding for Diagnostic Tests -- FPM

Feb 1, 2002 - The article explains recent instructions issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that clarify current diagnosis coding guidelines for reporting diagnostic tests.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0200/p16.html

Site map of FPM Articles

...Tips Magoon Virtual Visits Pipas family wellness promotion Viera Blood Pressure Monitoring EDIT Schrager Hugs Greene Humor Hughes Hypertension Coding LAST Bailey depression Margolius Panel Rubric Pipas mindfulness and physical health Collins Waiting Room EDIT Schrager Goals EDIT...

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Six Characteristics of Effective Practice Teams -- FPM

Jun 1, 2012 - With a little effort, your team can take its performance to new heights.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0500/p26.html

Six Payment Opportunities You May Have Overlooked -- FPM

Dec 1, 2008 - The first step to improving your bottom line is to make sure you bill for the services you are already providing.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/1100/p27.html

Skin Deep: How to Properly Code for Biopsies and Lesion Removal

...Finally, remember to submit a wound repair code if allowed by CPT and, if you addressed an issue in addition to the skin procedures (hypertension, for example), include the appropriate E/M office visit code with modifier 25, Significant, separately identifiable evaluation and...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0300/fpm20190300p15.pdf

Skin Deep: How to Properly Code for Biopsies and Lesion Removal -- FPM

Apr 1, 2019 - Learn about the new skin biopsy codes, and follow these tips to make sure you get full credit for the skin procedures you perform.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0300/p15.html

Spoofing Spurious Science -- FPM

Dec 1, 2004 - A send-up of retrospective studies.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/1100/p15.html

Standardized Hospital Admissions Orders

...6. Uncontrolled hypertension. YES NO 7. Extensive iliofemoral DVT. YES NO 8. Likelihood of non-compliance due to cognitive limitations, YES NO alcohol/drug abuse, dementia, psychiatric disorders, etc. Describe: _______________________________________ DECISION [ ]...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0900/fpm20060900p49-rt1.docx

Starting a Revolution in Office-Based Care -- Family Practice Management

...Percentage of patients with hypertension 95 percent (increased from Tonawanda Medical Associates, whose BP is less than or equal to 140/86 67 percent in previous year) Buffalo, N.Y. VITALITY Percentage of staff recommending the practice 95 percent (increased from...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/1000/fpm20011000p29.pdf

Starting a Revolution in Office-Based Care -- FPM

Oct 1, 2001 - A nationwide experiment is asking practices to forget the way they’ve always done it and pursue the ideal in patient care.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/1000/p29.html

Structure and Synchronicity for Better Charting -- FPM

Aug 1, 2011 - Two key characteristics will help you to ensure that your notes communicate not only what you did, but also what you were thinking.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0700/p15.html

SUPPLEMENT: Health Coaching: Teaching Patients to Fish -- FPM

Jun 1, 2013 - Used in combination with traditional medical treatment, health coaching can help improve outcomes by getting patients more involved in their own health.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0500/p40.html

Technology Tools and Trends for Better Patient Care: Beyond the EHR -- FPM

Oct 1, 2017 - From remote monitoring of chronic diseases to virtual assistants in the exam room, technology will improve practice.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0900/p28.html

Ten EHR Strategies for Efficient Documentation

...Essential hypertension 2. Document the acute problems using short phrases. Chief complaint: 56 yo female presents for knee pain Subjective: medial R knee pain for 3 mos; worse for 4 wks; no known injury but started running 4 mos ago; no redness; no fever; minimal...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0700/fpm20200700p5.pdf

Ten EHR Strategies for Efficient Documentation -- FPM

Aug 1, 2020 - Applying even one of these 10 strategies can help you reduce frustration, improve productivity, and get home earlier.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0700/p5.html

The Anatomy of an ICD-10 Code -- FPM

Aug 1, 2012 - An ICD-10 code is one thing you can’t assemble without consulting the instruction book.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0700/p27.html

The Art and Science of Clinical Decision Making -- FPM

May 1, 2008 - Thinking about how you make clinical decisions is the first step toward making better ones.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0500/p31.html

The Challenge of Urban Family Medicine -- FPM

Apr 1, 2003 - Traditional medical training reflects a somewhat diverse population but, on average, does not expose students to the harsh realities of urban environments. After an eye-opening move to an urban practice, the author discovered that she had to be more than just a doctor to her patients.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0400/p18.html

The Elephant in the Room -- FPM

Oct 1, 2002 - Complains that boutique medicine gets undeserved attention while truly important issues such as health care for all go undiscussed.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/1000/p15.html

The First Rule of Speechmaking: Keep Your Audience Awake -- FPM

Mar 1, 1998 - Family physicians often make presentations at board meetings, at chapter meetings, before community groups, etc. This article offers tips to help them sharpen their public speaking and presentation skills.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1998/0300/p84.html

The FPM Encounter Forms Collection: 'Paper Automation' of Your Progress Notes -- FPM

Sep 1, 2006 - Our forms can make documentation faster, easier and more accurate while providing decision support and coding help. What more do you want for nothing?

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0900/p63.html

The Integrated Summary: A Documentation Tool to Improve Patient Care -- Family Practice...

...with each visit. The right side captures six visits’ worth of key data per page. This might span six weeks in a patient with severe hypertension whose med- ication is being aggressively titrated or six years in a healthy patient getting yearly mammo- grams. When the right side...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0400/fpm20030400p33.pdf

The Integrated Summary: A Documentation Tool to Improve Patient Care -- FPM

Apr 1, 2003 - This easy-to-use template enables you to see the full context of a patient’s health on a single page.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0400/p33.html

The No. 1 question about team documentation

To ease physicians’ administrative burdens, many practices are adopting team documentation, which involves increasing the MA-to-physician ratio and delegating more tasks to MAs. How do you convince your practice to try it?

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

The Nurse Closer: Using Nonclinician Staff to Make Patient Visits More Efficient

...that these rates showed significant improvement. For hypertension control, which declined, we established new clini- cal follow-up parameters to address the problem more aggressively. During the sub- sequent quarter, the hypertension control rate rose from 69 percent to 77 percent....

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0700/fpm20190700p13.pdf

The Nurse Closer: Using Nonclinician Staff to Make Patient Visits More Efficient -- FPM

Aug 1, 2019 - With a little training, nurses can wrap up the patient visit, reducing errors, improving patient satisfaction, and freeing up time for providers.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0700/p13.html

The Rosetta Stone Four-Step Template for Coding Office Visits

...OR one stable chronic illness (e.g., COPD, diabetes, or hypertension) OR one uncomplicated acute illness/injury (e.g., UTI, sinusitis, or simple ankle sprain) PLUS Rx† or OTC medication management Level 4 problem: one unstable chronic illness†† OR two stable chronic...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2021/0700/fpm20210700p21-rt1.pdf

The Use of Symptom Diaries in Outpatient Care -- FPM

Jun 1, 2013 - Symptom diaries can help organize the details of a patient's history.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0500/p24.html

Thinking on Paper: Documenting Decision Making

...one stable chronic illness (e.g., well-controlled hypertension or non-insulin-dependent diabetes, cataract, BPh) Acute uncomplicated illness or injury (e.g., cystitis, allergic rhinitis, simple sprain) Physiologic tests not under stress (e.g., pulmonary function tests)...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0700/fpm20100700p10.pdf

Thinking on Paper: Documenting Decision Making -- FPM

Aug 1, 2010 - The third article in our series on Medicare's documentation guidelines will help you determine whether what's on your mind is what's on the patient's record.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0700/p10.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.

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

Three Documentation Tools That Work -- FPM

Jan 1, 1998 - Our progress note form, pocket guide and quick-reference list will help you put the revised Medicare documentation guidelines into practice.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1998/0100/p29.html

Time Is on Your Side: Coding on the Basis of Time -- FPM

Dec 1, 2008 - E/M coding can be so complex that you forget those visits where it's just a matter of time.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/1100/p17.html

Tips for using total time to code E/M office visits in 2021

Some tips for coding using total time under the new rules for E/M office visits that take effect Jan. 1, plus an example of a visit well-suited for time-based coding.

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

Tools for Better Dementia Care

...there’s nothing that can be done and stick with what they know: focusing on the patients’ co-morbid conditions, such as high cholesterol, hypertension, and diabetes. For the patients and their caregivers, however, it is dementia’s cognitive, functional, and behavioral losses that...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0100/fpm20190100p11.pdf

Tools for Better Dementia Care -- FPM

Feb 1, 2019 - Quality measures and clinical tools can bring focus and clarity to caring for patients with cognitive impairment and supporting their caregivers.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0100/p11.html

Tools of the Trade -- FPM

Oct 1, 2014 - Need help with quality, practice productivity, and population health? You've come to the right place.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0900/p5.html

Two Tried-and-True Documentation Tools -- FPM

Oct 1, 2003 - They don’t just help you code better. They also help make the documentation guidelines less annoying.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/1000/p51.html

Two Tried-and-True Tools for E/M Documentation -- Family Practice Management

...month F/U for evaluation and manage- ment of his NIDDM, hypertension and OA. No new complaints. He denies headache, visual changes, chest pain, SOB or extremity numbness. No increased joint pain. Dietary compliance good, and his BP and home glucose monitoring records indicate...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/1000/fpm20031000p51.pdf

Understanding the Risks of Medical Interventions -- FPM

May 1, 2000 - The article will explore how to assess the benefits and risks of particular interventions, using relative risk reduction (RRR), absolute risk reduction (ARR) and number needed to treat (NNT).

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0500/p59.html

Understanding When to Use Modifier -25 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2004 - A coding expert explains how and why modifier -25 can be used in family practice.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/1000/p21.html

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...the second medical assistant because he keeps up with them … though they always recheck his blood pressure measurements on patients with hypertension. The practice has tried repeatedly to address both speed of patient flow and accuracy of vital signs - to no avail - and there is a...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0600/fpm20080600p29.pdf

Using a Simple Patient Registry to Improve Your Chronic Disease Care -- Family Practice...

...Over the course of a year, we chose several other chronic diseases (hypertension, hyperlip- idemia and asthma) and created similar track- ing systems for each of them as well. After getting our chronic disease tracking systems going, we created worksheets for all of the patients...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0400/fpm20060400p47.pdf

Using a Simple Patient Registry to Improve Your Chronic Disease Care -- FPM

Apr 1, 2006 - Who needs an EHR? Software you already have can help you make sure your patients get the care they need.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0400/p47.html

Using a Tracking Book for Unresolved Issues -- FPM

Apr 1, 2004 - The article outlines a tracking system physicians can use to log problematic patient issues requiring follow-up.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0400/p56.html

Using Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention to Address Patients' Risky Drinking -- FPM

Jun 1, 2017 - Asking patients about their drinking habits is a straightforward way to boost health and revenue.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0500/p12.html

Variety: The Spice of Covered Lives -- FPM

Mar 1, 1998 - The CQI emphasis on reducing or eliminating variation is wrongheaded in a field as full of individual needs as medicine.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1998/0300/p11.html

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Weighing the Risks and Benefits of Clinical Interventions -- FPM

Jan 1, 2004 - The article discusses the importance of engaging patients in cost-benefit discussions before deciding on their care plan. It also introduces several risk calculators (both paper and online versions) that physicians should become familiar with.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0100/p53.html

What a Patient's Numbers Don't Tell -- FPM

Dec 1, 2010 - Sometimes, what matters most is how far a patient has come.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/1100/p44.html

What Do Retail Clinics Mean for Family Medicine? -- FPM

May 1, 2006 - Whatever we do in response to the advent of retail clinics, it seems that they have a place in health care as long as they are able to improve access, decrease costs and improve quality.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0500/p19.html

What Is the Best Approach to Annual Wellness Visits for Seniors? -- FPM

Apr 1, 2017 - Maybe it is time to change the way I do things - yet again.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0300/p3.html

What Should You Do When Your Patient Brings a List? -- FPM

Jun 1, 2009 - Follow these five steps if your patient unfurls a long list of issues to discuss at today's visit.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0500/p23.html

What standing orders can do for your practice

Standing orders allow nurses, medical assistants, or other health care team members to perform certain clinical tasks, freeing the physician to focus on complex care. Here's how to make standing orders work for you.

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

What Your Body, Mind and Spirit Can Tell You -- FPM

Sep 1, 1999 - This article encourages physicians to recognize signs of stress and care for themselves so that they may be better equipped both physically and mentally to practice medicine.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0900/p66.html

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