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CMS delays ICD-10, offers new overpayment options

The agency will postpone the date by which mandated health care entities covered by the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) must comply with ICD-10 diagnosis and procedure codes.
April 2012

Breaking the cycle of patient trauma

Health care systems should integrate knowledge about trauma into their policies, procedures, and practices to help patients heal from past events and current illnesses related to them, as well as to ... To become fully trauma-informed, health care
February 2019

Dismissing patients always a last resort

Write a letter explaining why you want [the procedure or treatment] done and what the risks are for not having it done, and send the letter by certified mail, return receipt,” ... Chaudhry. Physicians in large health systems or multigroup practices
September 2013

The basic health care transaction

For a primary care provider, the main “procedure” is the office visit itself. • ... The bigger the problems, the better the reimbursement for procedures for the doctor. •
October 2019

Learning to parry patient requests

Add to that mix malpractice worries. Nearly all physicians believe that fears of a lawsuit result in unnecessary tests or procedures, research shows.
March 2011

No way out

Leaving aside the fact that there was way too little information provided to support that conclusion, I just can't get past the idea of doing these procedures in the first
October 2019

Tiny ticks, big myths: Lyme disease pearls

Pearl No. 5: Tick removal should not be a complex procedure.
June 2017

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

New billing codes for ‘subsequent observation care’ services

Internists can use new procedure codes to be paid for the increasingly common service of evaluation and managing a patient after their admission to observation status in a hospital. ... Internists can use new procedure codes to be paid for the
January 2011

Warning on NSAIDs; new schizophrenia drug approved

At least 45 adverse events, including 6 deaths, have occurred in patients undergoing procedures with these devices. ... The drug is approved for adults undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention, as it reduces the risk of serious clotting
September 2015

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