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A 2-pronged approach to advance care planning

cautioned physicians that discussing advance care planning, whether in general or for acute needs, requires both sensitivity and diplomacy. ... Video decision aids to assist with advance care planning: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
September 2015

Advance care planning should be a standard

Good advance care planning helps ensure that any health care treatment reflects patients' values, goals, hopes, and fears. ... Beginning in January 2016, CMS established billing codes for advance care planning services.
November 2016

Discussing death, dying, and advance care planning

Health care teams should expect to incorporate advance care planning over multiple visits. ... Moreover, there are no place-of-service limitations on the advance care planning codes.
September 2017

Rural prevention efforts face specific hurdles

https://acpinternist.org/archives/2015/09/editors.htm. This issue covers topics such as programs that improve rural health, effective advance care planning, and new tools such as precision medicine in ... Advance care planning has been in the news again
September 2015

ACP advocacy is on a roll

https://acpinternist.org/archives/2015/09/washington.htm. ACP has scored major victories in Medicare's proposal to pay for advance care planning, a grace period for converting to ICD-10 ... In July, Medicare proposed paying physicians for discussing
September 2015

College's new end-of-life guidelines fill gaps in patient care

The guidelines also recommend clinicians ensure that advance care planning, including completion of advance directives, occurs for all patients with serious illness. ... Q: Should advance care planning/directives be coordinated by the primary care
March 2008

Advance directives are the beginning of care, not the end

effort devoted to designing, legislating, and studying of advance directives, the consensus of medical ethicists, researchers in health care services, and palliative care physicians is that the directives have been a ... Arch Intern Med. 2006;166:890-895.
July 2012

A doctor seeks ways to encourage earlier palliative care talks

for core palliative care tools; and optimize palliative care for patients with cancer. ... For example, we need to talk about advance care planning; how to recognize symptom-related suffering such as shortness of breath and pain.
October 2014

Physicians pushing back on burnout

https://acpinternist.org/archives/2016/11/editors.htm. This issue covers such topics as making systemic changes to fight physician burnout, planning for end-of-life care, and addressing e-cigarettes ... Work flow overhauls are often key, according to
November 2016

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

additional add-on codes. ACP has long been seeking these changes and was a leader, along with several other health care societies, in the push to improve payments for these historically ... information on advance care planning, team-based care at the end
September 2019

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