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Dapagliflozin reduced risk for hospitalization in CKD patients with or without diabetes

A post hoc analysis of an industry-funded trial found that dapagliflozin reduced overall risk of hospitalization as well as risk of hospitalization ending in death in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD).
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/12/06/3.htm
6 Dec 2022

A changing landscape: The trajectory of Medicare Advantage

Medicare Advantage is changing the landscape of how care is delivered and reimbursed, and the number of enrollees in such plans is quickly growing.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/11/a-changing-landscape-the-trajectory-of-medicare-advantage.htm
1 Nov 2022

Physicians may miss flu vaccination opportunities for Medicare patients

Only 50.5% of Medicare beneficiaries ages 19 or older had received an influenza vaccine during the 2018 to 2019 flu season, and vaccination rates were significantly higher among White beneficiaries than Black or Hispanic beneficiaries.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/11/16/2.htm
16 Nov 2021

Is mastering coding worth the time?

While Medicare has added new codes to increase the reimbursement available to primary care practices, they can be difficult to implement and may not align with the integrated flow of a visit.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/10/is-mastering-coding-worth-the-time.htm
1 Oct 2022

Inappropriate medications prescribed in some Medicare patients with CKD, study finds

Over a third of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) enrolled in a Medicare plan's Medication Therapy Management program in 2018 received a prescription for at least one potentially inappropriate medication.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/02/02/5.htm
2 Feb 2021

ACP policies target inequity to improve health

We must be intentional in our efforts to address the needs of individuals experiencing health care disparities and inequities based on social drivers of health.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/09/acp-policies-target-inequity-to-improve-health.htm
1 Sep 2022

Study finds low uptake of lung cancer screening in eligible Medicare patients

Although Medicare has covered lung cancer screening for eligible patients since 2015, the study found that screening numbers were low in 2016 among Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries, with lower frequency among nonwhite patients and those in regions other than the Northeast.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/06/23/5.htm
23 Jun 2020

Mixing and matching can work for back pain

This issue details management of back pain, a forum on monkeypox, and pearls about diagnosing delirium.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/11/mixing-and-matching-can-work-for-back-pain.htm
1 Nov 2022

NJ licensure during COVID-19 offers example of how to meet workforce demand

Temporary licensure of out-of-state practitioners, along with telehealth waivers, may be a valuable, short-term solution to mitigating health care workforce shortages during public health emergencies, researchers said.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/08/09/4.htm
9 Aug 2022

Telemedicine's time has arrived

As the need for remote health care expands, medical educators and residents continue to refine the best ways to teach and learn telemedicine.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/09/telemedicines-time-has-arrived.htm
1 Sep 2022

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