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Practice Notes Blog

Welcome to Physicians Practice's blog, Practice Notes.

Here, you'll find news, tips, and advice from physicians, administrators, attorneys, health IT experts, and others looking to assist you in managing your medical practice posted daily.

And, of course, don't be afraid to let your voice be heard in the comments section of each blog.



A recent N.J. Supreme Court case raises several issues around malpractice insurance laws and whether docs should disclose if they have it or not.

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When billing for an unplanned return to the OR that is related to the original procedure, use modifier 78.

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With many doctors interested in getting involved with some kind of telehealth model, it’s important to know the legal and reimbursement limitations.

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It’s early in the ICD-10 transition, but one doc began dual coding over a year ago and already has a few lessons to dole out.

With the rollout of ICD-10 it's important to keep a sense of normalcy in other critical areas of your practice. Here are some ways to do that.


As patients see increases in healthcare costs, it’s up to a practice’s staff members to change payment behavior and keep collections coming.

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A recent study looked at the effect miscommunication had on malpractice claims. The results show the value in being clear and concise with patients.


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