Medicare is transitioning to a new value-based payment system, and the agency has outlined specifics about how it intends to implement it.
1 Jun 2016
Although ACP achieved major changes to the evaluation and management (E/M) codes, implementation of these changes has not been perfect. There is ongoing work to be done.
1 Mar 2023
Clinicians and office staff can benefit from a refresher course about how to code claims correctly for prompt payment.
1 Nov 2014
Of 558,322 new heart failure patients, 34.8% received coronary artery disease (CAD) testing and 9.3% received revascularization within 90 days, which fell below expectations set by current guidelines, according to authors of a study of U.S. administrative claims data.
1 Mar 2022
Recent changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule affecting internists are detailed, including tweaks to chronic care management codes, e-prescribing and telehealth.
1 Feb 2014
Physicians can have an outsized influence on the debate around Medicare for All versus private insurance.
1 Apr 2019
The final part of a series on small practice issues advises tackling practice improvements one at a time and putting one person in charge of the process.
1 Jun 2008
Risk may be lower with long-acting insulin analogs versus neutral protamine Hagedorn (NPH) insulin.
9 Mar 2021
I heard that there is a new advanced beneficiary notice (ABN) form for Medicare patients. When do I use it?.
1 May 2008
While more physicians are reporting having conversations about advance care planning with their patients, it's still far from common.
1 May 2022