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A Team-Based Care Model That Improves Job Satisfaction -- FPM

Apr 1, 2018 - Expanding the role of medical assistants to better support providers can improve not only traditional outcomes but also job satisfaction.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0300/p6.html

A Team-Building Model for Team-Based Care -- FPM

Dec 1, 2012 - Focusing on their strengths and borrowing concepts from family therapy helped bring this family medicine group together in pursuit of a common goal.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/1100/p19.html

A technique for easing advance care planning conversations -- FPM

Advance care planning conversations can get emotional. Here's one way to prepare.

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

A template for referring seniors to community organizations -- FPM

Community partners can help geriatric patients stay healthy. Here’s a ready-made template for referring patients to services offered by organizations near you.

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

A three-step guide to coding for multiple skin procedures in a single visit -- FPM

Follow these three steps to bill correctly, avoid denials, and make sure you’re not leaving revenue on the table when you perform skin biopsies and lesion removals.

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

A Tool for Better Well-Woman Exams -- FPM

Apr 1, 2002 - This article explains how visit-specific encounter forms can help physicians improve their documentation and their care. The author shares the routine gynecological encounter form used in his practice.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0400/p51.html

A tool for calculating the right-sized patient panel -- FPM

Here's a five-step method for right-sizing your patient panel.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

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

A Tool for Evaluating Hypertension -- FPM

Mar 1, 2004 - 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 Pressure (JNC 7), and includes an encounter form to aid physicians ...

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0300/p79.html

A Tool for Evaluating Patients with a Knee Injury -- FPM

Mar 1, 2005 - The article is part of the Point-of-Care Guides series and provides an evidence-based encounter form for use with patients who present with knee injury.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0300/p67.html

A Tool For Evaluating Patients With Cold Symptoms -- FPM

Oct 1, 2004 - The article describes an encounter form that can improve documentation of visits for patients with cold symptoms and reduce the amount of time spent documenting, which sometimes can take longer than the visit itself.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/1000/p53.html

A tool for more efficient Welcome to Medicare physicals -- FPM

An encounter form that details the many requirements of a Medicare Initial Preventive Physical Examination can help these visits go much more smoothly.

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

A Tool for Safely Treating Chronic Pain -- FPM

Dec 1, 2001 - The article explains how one family practice uses a medication use agreement to prevent medication misuse while helping patients who suffer from chronic pain.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/1100/p47.html

A tool to smooth out your checkout process -- FPM

A New Mexico family physician uses checkout sheets to highlight what needs to happen before a patient leaves the office.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

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

A Toolbox of Resources to Simplify Your Practice -- FPM

Sep 1, 2006 - FPM’s online toolbox equips you with more than 150 practice management tools.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0900/p56.html

A Toolkit for Clinicians Rounding in Long-Term Care Facilities -- FPM

Dec 1, 2012 - A lack of appropriate bedside equipment can impede thorough clinical evaluations, but this can be easily remedied.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/1100/p14.html

A Toolkit to Improve the Treatment of CA-MRSA -- FPM

Oct 1, 2012 - This simple strategy may save time and increase awareness of care guidelines.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0900/p21.html

A virtual visit algorithm: how to differentiate and code telehealth visits, e-visits, ...

There are three options for providing virtual visits: telehealth visits, e-visits, and virtual check-ins. Here's how to tell them apart, and how to code for them.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

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

A Whole Issue of Doctor Tools -- FPM

Sep 1, 2006 - Your practice toolkit isn’t complete without these.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0900/p14.html

A Whole New Format for FPM -- FPM

Aug 1, 2008 - Starting in November, you'll be able to thumb through the newest issue of FPM -- on the computer.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0700/p11.html

AAFP responds to proposed rule on 2013 Medicare physician fee schedule -- FPM

AAFP responds to proposed rule on 2013 Medicare physician fee schedule

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

About Us

FPM journal description, mission, and contact information

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/about.html

Access to Care -- FPM Topic Collection

Jul 22, 2010 - Providing good care doesn't count for much if patients can't access your care easily. This article collection features popular FPM content on issues in improving access to care, from advanced-access scheduling to after-hours call. Providing good care doesn't count for much if patients ...

Family Practice Management : Topic Collections

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=48

Accessibility Is the Key -- FPM

May 1, 1998 - The author offers basic tips about scheduling office hours to better meet patients' needs.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1998/0500/p78.html

Accountable care organizations and the future of physician payment -- FPM

Accountable care organizations and the future of physician payment

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

Achieving a More Minority-Friendly Practice -- Family Practice Management

...June 2002 ■ www.aafp.org / fpm ■ F A M I L Y P R A C T I C E M A N A G E M E N T ■ 39 Nineteen-year-old Esperanza Martinez Alfonso takes a seat inthe lobby of the Family Medi-cine Clinic. She’s pretty sure she’s pregnant, and since moving to the United States from Mexico just six...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0600/fpm20020600p39.pdf

Achieving a More Minority-Friendly Practice -- FPM

Jun 1, 2002 - How successful is your practice at meeting the needs of diverse patients? These 10 tips can help you improve.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0600/p39.html

Achieving Sustainable Increases in Childhood Immunization Rates -- FPM

Aug 1, 2014 - Analyzing and eliminating physical and procedural barriers to immunization allowed this practice to improve its performance.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0700/p13.html

ACOs Are Coming: Should You Sell Your Practice? -- FPM

Apr 1, 2012 - If a hospital or health system comes knocking, make sure you’ve considered these key issues.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0300/p15.html

ACP Immunization Advisor -- FPM

Dec 1, 2013 - The ACP Immunization Advisor app provides mobile access to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) current adult immunization schedule and adult vaccine indications and information.

Family Practice Management : SPPACES: App Reviews

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/1100/p30.html

Act now to get prebooking benefits for next influenza season -- FPM

Act now to get prebooking benefits for next influenza season

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid : FPM Home

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

Acting now to avoid a PQRS payment adjustment in 2016 -- FPM

Acting now to avoid a PQRS payment adjustment in 2016

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

Acute Knee Injury Encounter Form

...1 of 2 ACUTE KNEE INJURY ENCOUNTER FORM Patient’s name: ___________________________________________________ Age: Medical record #: History of present illness __________________________________________________________ ___________________________...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0300/fpm20050300p67-rt1.pdf

Acute Otitis Media Encounter Form

...1 of 2 ACUTE OTITIS MEDIA ENCOUNTER FORM Patient’s name: _____________________________ Age/Date of birth: / Medical record #: ____________________________________________ History of Present Illness _________________________________________________________________________...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0600/fpm20040600p52-rt1.pdf

Acute Otitis Media in Children -- FPM

Jun 1, 2004 - The article presents an evidence-based approach to diagnosing and treating otitis media and provides an encounter form.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0600/p52.html

acutekneeinjury.pdf

...Acute Knee Injury encounter Form Patient’s name: Age: Medical record #: History of present illness Physical Examination General examination: Left knee: Right knee: Comments: Effusion l Yes l No l NE l Yes l No l NE Erythema l Yes l No l NE l Yes l No l NE Warmth...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0900/acutekneeinjury.pdf

acuteotitismedia.pdf

...Acute Otitis MediA (AOM) encOunter FOrM Patient’s name: Age/Date of birth: / Medical record #: History of present illness Physical examination Blood pressure: Heart rate: Temperature: General:  Alert, appropriate  Other: Eyes:  Conjunctiva not injected  Other: Nose: ...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0900/acuteotitismedia.pdf

Add continuous glucose monitoring to your practice: a step-by-step guide -- FPM

Continuous glucose monitoring provides more data about daily glucose trends than finger-stick measurements. Here’s how to start a CGM program in your practice.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

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

Add some fun to your practice -- FPM

Patients often come to your practice feeling anxious, hurt, or afraid. Adding some levity can help put them at ease, and it can help your stressed-out colleagues as well.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

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

Adding a Dose of Levity to Practice -- FPM

Jun 1, 2002 - A little levity and a sense of humor may help prevent burnout and give physicians the perspective they need to deal with the difficulties of practicing medicine today.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0600/p70.html

Adding care management to your practice: four steps -- FPM

Care management has the potential to improve the health of a practice’s most at-risk patients while reducing costs. But how do you get started?

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

Adding Health Education Specialists to Your Practice -- FPM

Apr 1, 2014 - These multifaceted employees can improve patient care, generate additional net revenue, and prepare your practice for the future.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0300/p10.html

Additional Documentation Requests: Don't ignore them -- FPM

Additional Documentation Requests: Don't ignore them

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid : FPM Home

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

Addressing Ambulatory Patient Safety in Your Practice -- FPM

Oct 1, 2015 - Reducing errors in care requires establishing a culture of safety, systematic reporting, consistent follow-up, and sustained commitment.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0900/p23.html

Addressing Common Ineffeciencies in Office Practice

...28 | FAMILY PRACTICE MANAGEMENT | www.aafp.org/fpm | November/December 2010 C H R IS T IN E S C H N E ID E R ADDRESSING COMMON INEFFICIENCIES IN OFFICE PRACTICE A well-organized workflow will save you time, money and aggravation. JILL YOUNG, CPC, CEDC,...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/1100/fpm20101100p28.pdf

Addressing Common Inefficiencies in Office Practice -- FPM

Dec 1, 2010 - A well-organized workflow will save you time, money and aggravation.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/1100/p28.html

AdlerSurveyAlone.indd

...FPM Electronic Health Record (EHR) User-Satisfaction Survey - 2007 Your name: Your 7-digit AAFP membership number: ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ Your e-mail address (optional): Your age: ________ years EHR product name: EHR version number: Did you help select this...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0400/fpm20070400p27-rt1.pdf

Administrative Simplification -- FPM Topic Collection

Feb 13, 2020 - The documentation, paperwork, and quality reporting burden on physicians is immense. What can physicians do to reduce their administrative hassles, and what are organizations doing on their behalf? This FPM topic collection explores these issues. The documentation, paperwork, and ...

Family Practice Management : Topic Collections

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=112

Adolescent Vaccination: Protect Their Future

...AAFP Organizational Supplement PROTECT THEIR FUTURE Strategies to improve your adolescent patients’ immunizations. One of the most effective ways to control and prevent disease is through vaccinations. Over the past century, morbidity and mortality rates for most diseases that...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0700/fpm20190700p9.pdf

Adolescent Vaccination: Protect Their Future -- FPM

Aug 1, 2019 - Strategies to improve your adolescent patients’ immunizations.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0700/p9.html

Adult Hypertension Treatment Algorithm

...1 of 1 FPM Toolbox To find more practice resources, visit https://www.aafp.org/fpm/toolbox. Developed by Scripps Health through its participation in the Measure Up/Pressure Down initiative. Copyright © 2016 American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians may duplicate or adapt...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0500/fpm20160500p23-rt1.pdf

Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage

Original Medicare Beneficiary Liability Notice

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0900/fpm20020900p19-rt1.pdf

Advance care planning: do’s and don'ts -- FPM

If you’ve been avoiding these difficult but important conversations, here are some do’s and don’ts to help you get started.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

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

Advance Care Planning: How to Have the Conversation You Want With Your Patients

...18 | FPM | November/December 2019 www.aafp.org/fpm CME JEN BRULL, MD, FAAFP Advance Care Planning: How to Have the Conversation You Want With Your Patients ABOUT THE AUTHOR Dr. Brull is a family physician and owner of Prairie Star Family Practice in Plainville, Kan....

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/1100/fpm20191100p18.pdf

Advance Care Planning: How to Have the Conversation You Want With Your Patients -- FPM

Dec 1, 2019 - More patients are receiving intensive care in their last days of life, even though studies show that most don’t want it. Family physicians are uniquely positioned to make sure patients’ wishes are recorded and respected.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/1100/p18.html

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Advancing Multidisciplinary Team Care -- FPM

Aug 1, 2013 - A novel approach to treating patients with eating disorders may be a model for those with other complex conditions.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0700/p8.html

Agenda setting: start visits this way, and they’re more likely to end on time -- FPM

How do you keep patients from bringing up more concerns late in a visit and making it difficult for you to get to the next visit on schedule? Comprehensive agenda setting. Here’s how get started.

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

Agenda-Setting Algorithm

...1 of 1 AGENDA-SETTING ALGORITHM FPM Toolbox To find more practice resources, visit https://www.aafp.org/fpm/toolbox. Developed by Thomas R. Egnew, EdD, LICSW. Copyright © 2014 American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians may duplicate or adapt for use in their own...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0700/fpm20140700p25-rt1.pdf

Agreement to Receive Medicare Chronic Care Management Services

...1 of 1 AGREEMENT TO RECEIVE MEDICARE CHRONIC CARE MANAGEMENT SERVICES As of Jan. 1, 2015, Medicare covers chronic care management services provided by physician practices per calendar month. I understand that my primary care physician, named below, is willing to provide such...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0100/fpm20150100p7-rt2.pdf

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

Alcohol Prescreening Questionnaire

...1 of 1 FPM Toolbox To find more practice resources, visit https://www.aafp.org/fpm/toolbox. Developed by Roger Zoorob, MD, and Sandra Gonzalez. Copyright © 2017 American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians may duplicate or adapt for use in their own practices; all other...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0500/fpm20170500p12-rt1.pdf

Altruism in Practice Management: Caring for Your Staff -- FPM

Oct 1, 1998 - This article argues that FPs should put their altruistic values into practice as they interact with staff and manage their practices, not just in treating patients.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1998/1000/p58.html

Ambulatory Patient Checklist for MAs

...1 of 1 AMBULATORY PATIENT CHECKLIST FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANTS This checklist was designed to help medical assistants remember key steps in a patient’s visit. The steps are color-coded to show which influence efficiency (blue), which influence reimbursement (green), and which...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0900/fpm20130900p18-rt1.pdf

An Alarming Case of Viagra Abuse -- FPM

Sep 1, 1999 - A letter of protest to a managed care company that protested his patient's use of 8 Viagra tablets in a single month when the average is 5.9

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0900/p10.html

An Average Workload -- FPM

Sep 1, 1998 - Family physicians average 52 hours per week in practice, according to a recent AAFP survey.

Family Practice Management : FP Stat

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1998/0900/p86.html

An easier way to report data for QPP has arrived -- FPM

Physicians participating in the Quality Payment Program can now submit all of their MIPS data through a single platform. Here's how.

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

An Easy Way to Analyze E/M Coding for Group Practices -- FPM

Aug 1, 2002 - The author describes how practices can analyze their CPT coding distributions and determine whether they are billing for an appropriate range of services.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0700/p20.html

An Easy Way to Evaluate Software for Your PDA -- FPM

Jun 1, 2005 - This article describes an approach to critically evaluating PDA medical applications for practicality, applicability and usefulness in medical practices.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0600/p67.html

An efficient workflow for alcohol misuse screening -- FPM

Screening adult patients doesn’t have to be time-consuming, and the service is often billable, particularly when the results lead to a brief intervention.

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

An EHR User-Satisfaction Survey: Advice From 408 Family Physicians -- Family Practice ...

...Contemplating the purchase of an EHR? Results of our informal survey may help. An EHR User-Satisfaction Survey: Advice From 408 Family Physicians Robert L. Edsall and Kenneth G. Adler, MD, MMM D eciding whether to move to an electronic health record (EHR) system and which...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/1000/fpm20051000p29.pdf

An EHR User-Satisfaction Survey: Advice From 408 Family Physicians -- FPM

Oct 1, 2005 - Contemplating the purchase of an EHR? Results of our informal survey may help.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/1000/p29.html

An Example: Calculating the Cost of Providing an Adult Physical Exam

...1 of 1 FPM Toolbox To find more practice resources, visit https://www.aafp.org/fpm/toolbox. Developed by Jeff Kullgren, MPH, and Maria D. Sibella, MA. Copyright © 2004 American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians may duplicate or adapt for use in their own practices; all...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0400/fpm20040400p41-rt1.pdf

An Expensive Dinner: Surviving a Failed Business Venture -- FPM

Feb 1, 1999 - There's no such thing as a free dinner when you're dealing with wanna-be medical entrepreneurs.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0200/p45.html

An Introduction to Online CME -- FPM

Mar 1, 2003 - Physicians rarely submit CME online, in spite of the large number of organizations now offering it. The author provides instructions for using online CME and offers resources for finding it on the Web.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0300/p59.html

An Introduction to Personal Health Records -- FPM

May 1, 2006 - Here's what you need to know about this growing trend to give patients access to a portable health record.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0500/p57.html

An Introduction to Tablet PCs -- Family Practice Management

...Many aspects of medical practice are being revolutionized by innova-tive technologies. The Internet, personal digital assistants (PDAs), electronic medical records (EMRs) and wire- less technology are gradually making their way into physician practices. Tablet PCs, which have just...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/1000/fpm20041000p36.pdf

An Introduction to Tablet PCs -- FPM

Oct 1, 2004 - With this technology, you can access and update electronic medical records from anywhere - with a keyboard or a pen.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/1000/p36.html

An Invitation From Your Docgtor

...1 of 1 FPM Toolbox To find more practice resources, visit https://www.aafp.org/fpm/toolbox. Developed by Suzanne Houck. Copyright © 2003 American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians may duplicate or adapt for use in their own practices; all other rights reserved. Related...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0500/fpm20030500p66-rt1.pdf

An Open Letter to All the Health Plans That Keep Sending Me Letters -- FPM

Apr 1, 2010 - How helpful are all those letters you receive from health plans? Not very, says this family physician.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0300/p52.html

An Open Letter to the CEO of Our Health Plan -- FPM

Oct 1, 2000 - Open letter to the CEO of United Health Care, the Academy health plan, discussing improvements and user control.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/1000/p11.html

An Organized Approach to Chronic Disease Care -- FPM

Jun 1, 2011 - Delivering better chronic disease care is a team sport that requires a clear game plan.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0500/p27.html

An Ounce of Prevention -- FPM

Apr 1, 1998 - The author explains the effects of the Balanced Budget Amendment of 1997 on Medicare coverage for preventive services.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1998/0400/p10.html

An Overlooked Cause of Physician Burnout -- FPM

Feb 1, 2016 - When we cannot give patients the care they need, we all suffer. But the converse is also true.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0100/p6.html

An Update on Certifying Home Health Care -- FPM

May 1, 2001 - The author explains a clarification of Medicare's definition of homebound and introduces readers to new HCPCS codes that must be used when certifying home health care.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0500/p16.html

An Update on the E/M Codes and Documentation Guidelines -- FPM

May 1, 2003 - The author explains recent developments surrounding the revision of the documentation guidelines for evaluation and management services.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0500/p14.html

An Update on Tobacco Cessation Reimbursement -- Family Practice Management

...Slowly but surely, it’s getting easier to help your patients kick the habit. An Update on Tobacco Cessation Reimbursement Mary Theobald, MBA, and Carlos Roberto Jaén, MD, PhD E ven when your patients aren’t ready to quit smoking, they want you to encourage them to quit....

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0500/fpm20060500p75.pdf

An Update on Tobacco Cessation Reimbursement -- FPM

May 1, 2006 - Slowly but surely, it's getting easier to help your patients kick the habit.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0500/p75.html

Anatomy of the Medicare Appeals Process -- FPM

Apr 1, 2003 - The law has made significant structural and procedural changes in the Medicare appeals process. This article outlines those changes.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0400/p23.html

And so it begins ... Medicare claims pay out today, fees cut 21 percent -- FPM

And so it begins ... Medicare claims pay out today, fees cut 21 percent

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid : FPM Home

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

Another opportunity for ICD-10 acknowledgement testing -- FPM

Another opportunity for ICD-10 acknowledgement testing

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/another_opportunity_for_icd_10.html

Another Ounce of Prevention -- FPM

Dec 1, 2002 - Slowly but surely, Medicare coverage of preventive services has grown. Here's an update.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/1100/p25.html

Another patch and another cliff -- FPM

Another patch and another cliff

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid : FPM Home

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

Another patch and more time to prepare for ICD-10 -- FPM

Another patch and more time to prepare for ICD-10

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

Another PQRS option -- FPM

Another PQRS option

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid : FPM Home

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

Another urban myth about coding -- FPM

Another urban myth about coding

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Answers to Your Questions About Chronic Care Management -- FPM

Jun 1, 2015 - From what constitutes 24/7 access to how to document the 20 minutes of required monthly services, we fill in the blanks about this new Medicare benefit.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0500/p7.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.

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

Answers to Your Questions About Same-Day Scheduling -- Family Practice Management

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Answers to Your Questions About Same-Day Scheduling -- FPM

Mar 1, 2005 - The concept’s founder explains how to do today’s work today and improve patient access to your practice.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0300/p59.html

Answers to Your Questions on Solo, Idealized Practice -- Family Practice Management

...? May 2002 ■ www.aafp.org / fpm ■ F A M I L Y P R A C T I C E M A N A G E M E N T ■ 39 Office-based practice is getting amajor makeover in many partsof the country in response togrowing concerns about the quality of care and service in the current health care system. Remaking the...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0500/fpm20020500p39.pdf

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