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DME requests pose practice problems

Documentation requirements for some types of durable medical equipment (DME) are increasing, but DME requests can also be time-consuming in other ways for physician practices.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2014/07/dme.htm
1 Jul 2014

Hydrocodone rescheduled as of Oct. 6

As of Oct. 6, hydrocodone combination products (HCPs) will be rescheduled into Controlled Substance Schedule II. These products are currently Schedule III.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2014/09/30/7.htm
30 Sep 2014

Reining in the use of CT scans

CT scans have become much more common in the U.S. over the past few decades, increasing from 3 million in 1980 to almost 70 million in 2007.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2011/02/editors.htm
1 Feb 2011

Bisphosphonates to carry warning about femur fractures

Put words in our mouth
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2010/10/19/9.htm
19 Oct 2010

Early acts by president presage bigger health care changes

President Biden wants to shake up health care policy in a direction that ACP has long called for on many issues. Congress will have a big say in whether grander and bigger changes occur.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2021/03/early-acts-by-president-presage-bigger-health-care-changes.htm
1 Mar 2021

Prescription acetaminophen gets new limit, warnings

Toolkit assists with claims process
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2011/01/25/6.htm
25 Jan 2011

Uptake of CRC screening leaves room for improvement

This issue also covers IMGs and immigration policy, along with conference coverage on gastroenterology and the art of diagnosis.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2019/01/uptake-of-crc-screening-leaves-room-for-improvement.htm
1 Jan 2019

Spotlight cast on industry gifts, payouts to physicians

The Physician Payments Sunshine Act goes into effect Aug. 1. We detail what physicians need to know.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2013/07/sunshine.htm
1 Jul 2013

EHR era ushers in stricter privacy, security

Offices feeling confident about HIPAA compliance now face HITECH, an increased level of demands meant to secure confidential information in a digital age. The demands have increased, and so have the penalties.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2010/04/hitech.htm
1 Apr 2010

Home health and hospice eligibility now requires face-to-face encounter

Enforcement begins on a new Medicare rule that mandates a personal encounter for the initial certification of home health and hospice services.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2011/04/tips.htm
1 Apr 2011

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