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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

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.

Family Practice Management : Articles

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

Medication Adherence: We Didn't Ask and They Didn't Tell -- FPM

Apr 1, 2013 - Sometimes the best way to solve our patients' medical problems is to make sure they're taking their medicine.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0300/p25.html

Four ways to target blood pressure control -- FPM

Four steps to get your patients on the path to better blood pressure.

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

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

Aug 1, 2021 - Payers are being asked to commit to a change in primary care financing in the next two years.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2021/0700/p6.html

E/M Coding and the Documentation Guidelines: Putting It All Together -- FPM

Oct 1, 2011 - It's time to test your E/M coding skills.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0900/p33.html

Coming Home -- FPM

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

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

Letters - Jan-Feb 2013 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2013 - ...Consider the example of a patient with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, chronic sinusitis, and depression. He is taking metformin, hydrochlorothiazide, lisinopril, atorvastatin, fluticasone, and citalopram at the time of the annual comprehensive care visit. Vitals and...

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Letters - Nov-Dec 2012 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2012 - ...problem with preventive visits is that patients often expect to get refills for at least three other chronic medical problems (diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, etc.) at the same time – and expect to not have to pay their copay because their insurer advised them to come in for...

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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

Letters - Sep-Oct 2012 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2012 - ...this requirement? Is it OK to use check boxes? I assume the risk factors should focus on well-being – not on chronic comorbidities like hypertension and diabetes, which are addressed separately during my simultaneously billed evaluation and management visit. Ashish Sitapara, MD...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0900/p10a.html

Rethinking the Difficult Patient Encounter -- FPM

Aug 1, 2012 - Before you can help a difficult patient, you may need to change how you view that person.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0700/p17.html

Medicare Annual Wellness Visits Made Easier -- FPM

Aug 1, 2011 - A systematic approach will help prevent these visits from overwhelming your practice.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0700/p10.html

Encouraging Patients to Change Unhealthy Behaviors With Motivational Interviewing -- FPM

Jun 1, 2011 - This simple interviewing technique is designed to stimulate patients' desire to change and give them the confidence to do so.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0500/p21.html

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...Hypertension May/June 2020 Issue Implementing Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Primary Care Practice [Feature] In-office blood pressure readings are often inaccurate or insufficient. Here’s a way to get a better picture of how your patients are doing and get paid for it....

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Practice Pearls - Mar-Apr 2012 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2012 - ...Hypertension Elavil (amitriptyline) 25 mg Once daily at bedtime Leg pain MedicationFrequencyReason for use Glucophage (metformin) 500 mg Twice daily with food Diabetes Lotensin (benazepril) 10 mg Once daily Hypertension Elavil (amitriptyline) 25 mg Once...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0300/p34.html

ICD-10: What You Need to Know Now -- FPM

Apr 1, 2012 - The government is considering a delay, but that doesn't mean you should.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0300/p29.html

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...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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It's Time to Get Serious About ICD-10 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2012 - Our article series will help prepare you, and so will a sense of humor.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0300/p7.html

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...Coding for Hypertension: Painting a Picture of the Severity of Illness [Feature] As risk-adjustment scoring increases, the pressure is on to code hypertension correctly. Here’s an overview using common patient scenarios. January/February 2020 Issue The 2020 Medicare...

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...A Tool for Evaluating Hypertension [Improving Patient Care] The article offers an evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension, based on the seventh report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood...

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...Coding for Hypertension: Painting a Picture of the Severity of Illness [Feature] As risk-adjustment scoring increases, the pressure is on to code hypertension correctly. Here’s an overview using common patient scenarios. January/February 2020 Issue The 2020 Medicare...

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Practice Pearls Department Collection

Practice management tips from family physicians and the literature.

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Practice Pearls Department Collection

Practice management tips from family physicians and the literature.

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...Coding for Hypertension: Painting a Picture of the Severity of Illness [Feature] As risk-adjustment scoring increases, the pressure is on to code hypertension correctly. Here’s an overview using common patient scenarios. March/April 2019 Issue Skin Deep: How to Properly...

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...Coding for Hypertension: Painting a Picture of the Severity of Illness [Feature] As risk-adjustment scoring increases, the pressure is on to code hypertension correctly. Here’s an overview using common patient scenarios. March/April 2019 Issue Skin Deep: How to Properly...

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...This installment in FPM's ICD-10 series explains the guidelines for coding hypertension. January/February 2014 Issue 10 Steps to Preparing Your Office for ICD-10 -- Now [Feature] Don't wait any longer. You need to take steps now to meet the Oct. 1 deadline....

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...Setting a goal, identifying the right patients, and implementing team care can help bring hypertension under control. November/December 2015 Issue Putting Pre-Visit Planning Into Practice [Feature] Patient visits can be more effective if much of the information gathering...

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...Coding for Hypertension: Painting a Picture of the Severity of Illness [Feature] As risk-adjustment scoring increases, the pressure is on to code hypertension correctly. Here’s an overview using common patient scenarios. March/April 2018 Issue It's Time to Go RAFing [From...

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...Setting a goal, identifying the right patients, and implementing team care can help bring hypertension under control. November/December 2015 Issue Putting Pre-Visit Planning Into Practice [Feature] Patient visits can be more effective if much of the information gathering...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDocumentsByTaxonomy.htm?taxonomyId=223&page=0

2021 outpatient office E/M changes FAQ -- FPM

Documentation and coding requirements for outpatient evaluation and management services will change starting Jan. 1. Here are some answers to common questions about the changes.

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

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...A Tool for Evaluating Hypertension [Improving Patient Care] The article offers an evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension, based on the seventh report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDocumentsByTaxonomy.htm?taxonomyId=228&page=1

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...This installment in FPM's ICD-10 series explains the guidelines for coding hypertension. January/February 2014 Issue 10 Steps to Preparing Your Office for ICD-10 -- Now [Feature] Don't wait any longer. You need to take steps now to meet the Oct. 1 deadline....

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDocumentsByTaxonomy.htm?taxonomyId=248&page=1

March/April 2020

...Coding for Hypertension: Painting a Picture of the Severity of Illness Cindy Hughes Departments From the Editor On Baby Pictures and Empty Nests Sarina B. Schrager Practice Pearls • Make office redesign a collaborative project • Designate a vaccine update expert...

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May/June 2018

...• ICD-10 coding for hypertension and diabetes • Physician certification of diabetic shoes • Umbilical cauterization The Last Word How to Be Happy in Practice for 30-Plus Years Douglas Iliff About the CME Quiz AAFP members and FPM subscribers can take the CME quiz online...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0500/

May/June 2018

...• ICD-10 coding for hypertension and diabetes • Physician certification of diabetic shoes • Umbilical cauterization The Last Word How to Be Happy in Practice for 30-Plus Years Douglas Iliff About the CME Quiz AAFP members and FPM subscribers can take the CME quiz online...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0500

Mar 2004

...A Tool for Evaluating Hypertension Mark H. Ebell Computers Communicating With Your Patients Online Joseph E. Scherger Balancing Act Rediscovering the Paper Planner Pamela J. Vaccaro Coding & Documentation • Prolonged Services Codes • Coding an "Interview"...

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

Mar 2004

...A Tool for Evaluating Hypertension Mark H. Ebell Computers Communicating With Your Patients Online Joseph E. Scherger Balancing Act Rediscovering the Paper Planner Pamela J. Vaccaro Coding & Documentation • Prolonged Services Codes • Coding an "Interview"...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0300

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

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...Controlling Hypertension: Focusing on "Why" Makes "How" a Lot Easier [Feature] Understanding the power of quality data and then starting with a few specific measures leads to improved blood pressure rates. September/October 2014 Issue Health Confidence: A Simple,...

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...Controlling Hypertension: Focusing on "Why" Makes "How" a Lot Easier [Feature] Understanding the power of quality data and then starting with a few specific measures leads to improved blood pressure rates. September/October 2014 Issue Health Confidence: A Simple,...

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Letters - Jan-Feb 2012 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2012 - ...appointment, plus a little more. It's reasonable to prescribe three month's worth of medication with three refills for a patient with hypertension who is scheduled to see me once a year, even though I might suggest quarterly check-ups. No physician should prescribe medication for a...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0100/p5.html

Sep 2005

...• Hypertension Management • Coding a B12 Injection • Biofeedback Training • House Visits to Hospice Patients • Billing for Initial Hospital Care • Coding a Newborn Office Visit News & Trends • Bill Would Prevent Pay Cuts, Launch Pay for Performance • New Law Aims to Shift...

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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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How to avoid Medicare annual wellness visit denials -- FPM

Identifying whether to code for an Initial Preventive Physical Exam (aka the Welcome to Medicare visit), an Initial Medicare Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) or a Subsequent Medicare AWV can be tricky.

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid : FPM Home

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

Mr. Jones doesn’t have insurance anymore -- FPM

Mr. Jones doesn’t have insurance anymore

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

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

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.

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid : FPM Home

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

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