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The basic health care transaction

For a primary care provider, the main“ procedure” is the office visit itself.• The patient history is done to find problems to which procedures can be applied.• The bigger the problems, ... the better the reimbursement for procedures for the
September 2019

Allergies are on the rise, but so are treatments

According to a 2011 practice parameter published by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology,“ the physician's office should have the expertise, personnel, and procedures in place for the
May 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

Dismissing patients always a last resort

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,” he ... Chaudhry. Physicians in large health systems or multigroup practices should
September 2013

Expert hints at how GI practices can keep coding current

59: Use for procedures bundled into another procedure under the Correct Coding Initiative edits;. ... 7. E/M service and procedures on the same day. You can bill for both if you see the patient, evaluate him, and decide to do a procedure on the same
September 2009

Tiny ticks, big myths: Lyme disease pearls

Pearl No. 5: Tick removal should not be a complex procedure.
June 2017

New billing codes for ‘subsequent observation care’ services

Internists can use new procedure codes to be paid for the increasingly common service of evaluation and managing a patient after their admission to observation status in a hospital. ... Internists can use new procedure codes to be paid for the
January 2011

Warning on NSAIDs; new schizophrenia drug approved

At least 45 adverse events, including 6 deaths, have occurred in patients undergoing procedures with these devices. ... The drug is approved for adults undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention, as it reduces the risk of serious clotting
September 2015

New hot flash treatment approved, olmesartan label changed

A class I recall of the AFX Introducer System Model S17-45 due to reports of the dilator breaking during procedures. ... Medtronic is also distributing a revised clinician refill reference card with information about the pump refill procedure for the
September 2013

Letters to the Editor

Seymour Herschberg, FACP. New York, N.Y. An article in The February 2008 issue of ACP Internist (“Adding cosmetic procedures lifts internists' sagging incomes”) describes how general internists are increasingly devoting ... The principal rationale
March 2008

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