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Generic irbesartan, escitalopram, ibandronate approved

Patients with the device will not be able to undergo MRI procedures because the magnetic beads interfere.
June 2012

Managing the elderly with cardiovascular disease

Just as there are esteemed clinicians who might tell their older patients, ‘Well, you are just older, why bother,’ there are others who might push them to procedures for which benefits ... For elderly patients, decisions about device therapy and
October 2011

Rhode Island practice adopts patient-centered medical home

You need to create policies and procedures to satisfy every element of the application, and document that you have done so. ... All physicians and staff need to be guided through the new procedures.
September 2010

Clinicians crucial to avoiding coding errors

The doctor and owner of the practice, a dermatologist, had written a letter of medical necessity for one procedure that should have been covered by insurance. ... You really need to ask the question, ‘Did the patient know when they came in today that
January 2010

Trick or treat!

The good news is that the procedure didn't impair cancer detection and took only slightly longer than a lunch hour. ... Alternate fat reduction strategy: see some photos of this procedure and develop sudden motivation to skip lunch.).
May 2020

A practical guide to creating and maintaining a ‘red flag’ program

Federal regulations require doctors' offices to set up written procedures to protect against identity theft. ... Train your staff to follow and maintain the policies and procedures of your red flags program.
May 2009

Claims coding edits target improper payments, errors

When integral component services have their own Health Care Procedure Coding System or Current Procedural Terminology (HCPCS/CPT) codes, CCI edits place the comprehensive service in Column One and the component ... CPT codes that are mutually exclusive,
September 2010

Dismissing patients always a last resort

Write a letter explaining why you want [the procedure or treatment] done and what the risks are for not having it done, and send the letter by certified mail, return receipt,” ... Chaudhry. Physicians in large health systems or multigroup practices
September 2013

Successful bariatric surgery requires planning, prep

the procedure, according to experts. ... In our story this month, staff writer Mollie Durkin delves into the many issues surrounding bariatric surgery, including a review of the procedures available and which are most commonly performed now.
January 2016

CMS delays ICD-10, offers new overpayment options

The agency will postpone the date by which mandated health care entities covered by the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) must comply with ICD-10 diagnosis and procedure codes.
April 2012

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