Alternative strategies are increasingly recommended when managing conditions like insomnia and anxiety in elderly patients.
1 Feb 2022
ACP will invite random members to provide feedback that could influence Medicare reimbursement on services common to internal medicine.
1 Jul 2010
New reimbursement models will begin the transition away from fee-for-service to risk-adjusted capitation payments, known as Primary Care First Model Options.
1 Jun 2019
One in six seniors suffers from depression. That rises to one in four with comorbidities. Tools and screens are available to help internists integrate this new focus of care into a practice routine.
1 Mar 2012
Home health care now requires face-to-face certification of eligibility based on the patient's current condition, a burden that doesn't have to be one. A few simple tips can ensure that the patient's needs and Medicare's paperwork are both satisfied.
1 Feb 2012
Risk may be lower with long-acting insulin analogs versus neutral protamine Hagedorn (NPH) insulin.
9 Mar 2021
Over the next six to 18 months, ACP will ask randomly chosen members to complete surveys to influence Medicare reimbursement. We outline what members can expect as part of the process.
1 Jul 2013
The federal government will pay for H1N1 vaccine, and most large insurers are planning to pay only for its administration. Find out which codes to use and with which insurers.
1 Nov 2009
A how-to column on earning an additional $4,000 this year, and practical tips on choosing an electronic health record system.
1 Mar 2009
Researchers used Medicare data to examine eight-year follow-up of two screening strategies: continuing annual mammography after a certain age or ceasing to screen.
25 Feb 2020