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Information plus documentation a must for informed consent

The procedures that are done rarely don't have consents at all,” Dr. ... Gottesman recommends that physicians create them themselves. “You know the risks for every procedure.
January 2012

Avoid the most common claims errors in Medicare billing

procedure code is compatible with that POS.
April 2013

Sham good!

For me, the most interesting difference was the inclusion of a blinded control group, which was “treated” with a sham procedure. ... Once again we are reminded of the power of patients’ believing that they had undergone a therapeutic procedure.
October 2020

Learning to learn: Simulators are easy, inexpensive to make

The balloon knot should not be against the top surface that will be cut into during the procedure. ... skills and procedures that can be used in the office and inpatient settings.
October 2010

Know the rules to avoid common errors, appeal unfair denials

Many payment policies (and claim payment systems) are written so that payment is dependent on specific combinations of diagnosis and medical procedure codes.
April 2010

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

The Project on Facility Guidelines for the Safe Performance of Primary Care and Gynecology Procedures in Offices and Clinics” was undertaken to develop evidence-informed policy regarding procedures performed in these
March 2019

Lessons learned from telemedicine

An in-person visit is warranted whenever a physical examination or a procedure is paramount to the care of that patient's condition, said Dr. ... Salam. “Even though we have some remote devices that can fill in some of those gaps, when a physical
October 2020

Weighing the options for bariatric surgery

and is now the most common procedure, he said. At the University of Minnesota, sleeve gastrectomy comprised 55% of procedures performed in 2013, increasing to 75% in 2014. ... Leslie said. The procedure: The rarely performed procedure (about 1% of all U.S
January 2016

Letters to the Editor

No one is giving up our calling or giving in to demeaning ourselves by performing new procedures, of which very few are even available for internists to perform. ... I don't do cosmetic procedures, but I am proud to be part of a specialty that affords me
April 2008

A tasty potential solution to recurrent Clostridium difficile

The cost of the regimen—kefir drinks and about 100 vancomycin tablets—is likely less than the screening and procedure expenses of fecal transplantation, and the risk of adverse effects appears
October 2014

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