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Primary care physicians missing out on reimbursement for preventive services

Physicians provided reimbursable prevention and coordination services to 5.0% to 60.6% of Medicare patients but billed for a much smaller fraction, ranging from less than 1% for alcohol misuse or obesity counseling to 35.8% for wellness visits, a study found.
28 Jun 2022

Get comfortable talking about obesity

Kimberly N. Sims, MD, FACP, explains ways to make obesity counseling easier for patients and for their doctors.
1 Apr 2022

What works well for weight loss

Nutrition and weight loss have become crucial issues to internists. Learn how one specialist manages her patients.
1 Jun 2017

Rethinking the value of the annual exam

Patients expect it and internists won't let it go. But does the evidence support the need for the periodic health exam? Experts weigh in on the value of regularly seeing a patient on a preventive basis.
1 Jan 2010

Unmask malnutrition with careful questions

Increasing awareness of the harmful effects of under- and overnutrition can in turn increase nutritional assessments in primary care.
1 Apr 2015

Four more screening, counseling services covered by Medicare

Alcohol, depression, sexually transmitted diseases and obesity therapy are now covered within the primary care setting. Learn how to incorporate these into a practice.
1 Mar 2012

Doctors don't have to dread discussing dieting

Many internists are not discussing obesity and weight loss with their patients, even though they have the best opportunity to offer counseling about diet and new drugs that are now available to help.
1 Nov 2012

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