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NCQA recognizes specialists' efforts at care coordination

The program's scoring procedures place high value on a practice's ability to engage in effective referrals, bi-directional sharing of relevant patient information and findings, and development of procedures
May 2013

New year brings big, small changes to practice administration

The AWV has specific codes for its billing. The Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes are:.
February 2011

White House expert advises docs on meaningful use of EHRs

There will be a procedure to register on the CMS website as a qualifying meaningful user, that is a physician or practice that is in the process of meaningful use in
November 2010

Presidential candidates quiet on one health issue: abortion

control). Mr. Obama has avoided answering the when-life-begins question entirely. He is firmly pro-choice, although opposed to late-term procedures except when a woman's health is at
October 2008

Medicare implements new advanced beneficiary notice form

A: Physicians are not required to use the ABN for services that are never covered by Medicare, such as travel vaccinations or cosmetic procedures.
May 2008

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

New antibiotics may change inpatient skin infection treatment

You give them a dose of the drug, keep them in for a day, perform the surgical procedure the next day, see that they stabilize, and then you can discharge them,
October 2014

Lab oversight important even for waived testing

Waived tests for in-office procedures such as pregnancy or strep tests may be exempt from government oversight, but that doesn't mean they should be exempt from quality control.
March 2014

CMS expands tobacco cessation counseling, focuses on audits

multiple billings for procedures that would happen no more than once in a lifetime,.
November 2010

Factor frailty into preop assessment

I have to say that I find this quite useful often for educating patients and family about surgical procedures,” she said. ... This is a useful tool for some of these very frail older patients … to be able to say, ‘Listen, you are at hugely
July 2018

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