Practice Management - February 2015
While some clinicians view the transition to ICD-10 as costly and burdensome, others feel that there are benefits for more accurately recording diagnoses. No matter which side of the issue, the conversion is likely to happen Oct. 1.
Medicare now reimburses internists for chronic care management services, but a few criteria need to be met. Learn more about how to recoup payment for services that many physicians are already providing.
This update covers the recall of rapid gram-negative combo panels, approval of an extended-release opioid analgesic, and a new rule about labeling prescription drugs related to pregnancy and lactation.
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