Search results for "Procedures"

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What will it take to fix the broken reimbursement system?

The main problem with the current Medicare payment system is that compensation is based on volume of procedures. ... Who would be against that? Start with the physicians whose incomes are based on billing for procedures.
November 2008

Understanding MIPS, how much patients cost 'the system'

The episode-based measures include Medicare Part A and Part B payments for services determined to be related to a triggering high-cost condition or procedure (such as congestive heart failure,
April 2017

Genetic tests are being used more, and they're worth it

health care market is a considerable challenge. Byzantine coding and billing procedures, as well as fragmentation of the health care system, have contributed to a relative dearth of solid data.
May 2012

Guiding clinicians through GI diagnoses

In addition to the many complications of the various types of procedures, he said there just aren't enough data to recommend surgery for obese patients with NASH.
September 2009

Medical missions in Iraq help train next generation of doctors

Based on their answers, he developed specialized seminars and clinical procedure training.
October 2011

Reflections from a physician who faced his mortality

After three months, Dr. Brown arranged for an upper endoscopy. Several days before the scheduled procedure, he developed back pain.
May 2013

Practice management experts urge docs to use the Web

So she did a study of phone procedures and found that, when patients were placed on hold, 65% of them would hang up within two minutes and 90% would hang up
February 2008

Look for reasons if patients refuse advice

Overall, the procedure for documenting informed refusal can be similar to documenting informed consent, depending on state laws.“ There are standard protocols for recording that you have gone over the options
February 2014


There are huge profits in ordering unnecessary tests, doing unnecessary procedures, admitting people who should stay home, making a payment system that is intentionally incomprehensible, and paying politicians to see only
September 2019

More debate about mammography

But while overdiagnosis can have harmful effects such as unneeded testing and procedures, some women may be willing to take that risk.
March 2017

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