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How Medicare fee-for-service is like a 1965 Ford Mustang

Since its inception in 1965, the Medicare program has paid physicians based on how many visits and procedures they billed. ... It's also been criticized for undervaluing primary and cognitive care and overvaluing procedures.
May 2015

Shingles vaccine age range extended; aneurysm kit approved

The sprays are used during medical procedures to numb the mucous membranes of the mouth and throat and are marketed under different brand names such as Hurricaine, Cetacaine, Exactacain, and Topex.
June 2011

Expert hints at how GI practices can keep coding current

59: Use for procedures bundled into another procedure under the Correct Coding Initiative edits;. ... 7. E/M service and procedures on the same day. You can bill for both if you see the patient, evaluate him, and decide to do a procedure on the same
September 2009

Warning about contrast agents, reviews under way on Stalevo

A worldwide recall of the Integra NeuroBalloon Catheter after complaints regarding the inflation or deflation of the catheter during pre-implant testing or the procedure.
November 2010

‘Incidentalomas' may prove challenging to manage

Incidental findings, or incidentalomas, are findings detected during an imaging procedure that are unrelated to the primary objective of the examination. ... The more you perform these very detailed, high-quality imaging procedures, the more things you
April 2015

Top 10 afib pearls manage cardiology's ‘bread and butter’

Two meta-analyses of 63 afib studies found a 57% rate of single-procedure success of ablation with no antiarrhythmic drug therapy, a 71% multiple-procedure success rate without drug therapy, ... a 77% multiple-procedure success rate with drug therapy,
June 2015

Warning on IBS drug for patients without gallbladders

Photo by ThinkStock. A class I recall of SynchroMed II and SynchroMed EL implantable drug infusion pumps because a software issue may cause unintended drug delivery during a priming bolus procedure ... A safety alert about Transvascular Autonomic
May 2017

A doctor seeks out a concrete diagnosis

He did the procedure without me knocked out. Oh my God, it was horrible. ... The second pulmonologist proved incorrect in his reassurance that the laser procedure had solved the problem.
July 2014

Build your own ultrasound-guided thoracentesis simulator

Training residents and physicians to use ultrasound for a procedure such as thoracentesis can be expensive from the standpoint of simulation technology. ... The box with ribs attached should be elevated on some kind of semi-vertical stand if you intend
February 2012

Expanded approval on rivaroxaban, reassurance on dabigatran

Both groups had similar death rates at one month, one year, and two years after the procedures.
January 2013

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