Set Your ICD-10 Goals for 2016
The ICD-10 transition will continue into the next year for practices. Here are some tips you’ll need to take in 2016.
Train Staff to Address ICD-10 Related Coder Shortage
With a dearth of coders thanks to the ICD-10 transition, some practices find that training current staff is the best way to get good coders.
On Tap for Physicians Attending Internal Medicine 2009
Health care reform, the patient-centered medical home, and the impact of environmental change on global health are just a few of the topics to be discussed at the Internal Medicine 2009 Medicine 2009 in Philadelphia this week.
Five Terms to Know Before Applying for a Business Loan
Physicians applying for a business loan for their practice should know what they are getting themselves into before starting the process.
CT for Bone Density, Muscle Mass and Noncancer Death in Prostate Cancer
CT for bone density and muscle mass may help predict noncancer death among men with localized prostate cancer.
The Two-sided Coin of High Deductible Health Plans
How high-deductibles and copays are straining, but also strengthening, the trust between doctors and patients.
18F-FDG-PET/CT vs CT in Cancer Detection
Cancer detection in 18F-FDG-PET/CT vs CT in patients with nonspecific signs and symptoms of cancer.
Changing the RA Referral Paradigm
With a growing shortfall of rheumatologists, primary care may play a greater role in the initiation of long-term therapy. Part 3 of a Special Report.
Five Answers to Your Most Important Questions about MACRA
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What They Don't Teach in Medical School
When you get out of residency, you have to make a few career defining decisions. You also have a lot of questions that will need to be answered.
8 New Rheumatoid Arthritis Findings
RA symptoms invisible but harmful, mortality increases with RA, plus 6 more highlights from recent RA studies of interest to primary care.
The Problem with the New OIG Safe Harbor Regulations
As Otto Von Bismarck once said, "If you like laws and sausages, you should never watch either one being made." That's true for new Safe Harbor regulations.
When Payers Underpay You: What is Your Recourse?
Do you trust insurance companies to pay you properly and according to contract requirements? If so, review your EOBs from your payers, today.
Flumist - What Went Wrong and Can it be Fixed?
There are 4 possible answers offered here as to what compromised the vaccine's efficacy. What's your pick?
Quadracel Approved: Take the PI Test
Find out what you know about on- and off-label use of the newest DTaP/IPV combination vaccine based on this short scenario.
HHS Secretary Nominee Feels the Heat in Hearing
Potential HHS Secretary, Rep. Tom Price was targeted by Senate Democrats who questioned his ethics and his philosophy on health insurance for all.
4 Steps for Physicians to Achieve Goals in the New Year
Don't waste your time with resolutions. Set your goals properly in order to achieve your objective.
A Rare Recurrent, Red, Ringed Rash in a Young Girl
Patient also has fever, fatigue, and nonpainful nodules with the rash, which is worse after exertion. What is your diagnosis?
Radiology Comic: Mannequin Challenge
Incentive for staying still.
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