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When and how to use new phone and Internet E/M coding

There are three new codes for providing E/M over the telephone and one new code for E/M services provided via Internet resources.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/04/ten.htm
1 Apr 2008

Even rare inherited cancer syndromes lurk in your practice

Pop quiz: How many health care rating schemes are out there?.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/05/nine.htm
1 May 2008

Playing the blame game for rising prostate cancer rates

Blame the rising rate of prostate cancer on better testing. Blame it on the ubiquity of the disease as men age. Just don't blame it on the pathologists. They feel bad enough.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/07/prostate.htm
1 Jul 2008

It's not too late to start quality reporting and get paid for it

It's not too late to start reporting quality data to Medicare and receive a bonus payment. Learn how to submit claims on 15 consecutive eligible Medicare patients to receive a bonus of 1.5% of allowed Medicare charges from July 1 to Dec. 31.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/07/practicerx.htm
1 Jul 2008

Mammography poses small benefits, latent risks in elderly

Like all screening exams, mammography has a potential adverse effect on comfort, function and psychological well-being.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2009/01/mamrisks.htm
1 Jan 2009

Jury is out on truth in clinical trials

A digest of this month's issue, including the risks and drawbacks of stopping clinical trials early for benefit, colon cancer screening and an update on an early adopter of patient communication portals.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2009/01/editor.htm
1 Jan 2009

Overcoming colonoscopy's image problem

Colon cancer screening saves lives, but internists have to overcome patients' initial unease with the test. They also need to sort through the multiple guidelines released in 2008 and help their patients choose among the many screening regimens.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2009/01/colon.htm
1 Jan 2009

2009 brings some changes to Welcome to Medicare exam

Medicare's initial exam adds new benefits, including end-of-life planning and body mass index measurements. Find out how this will benefit your practice.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2009/03/coding.htm
1 Mar 2009

In the News

New opioid therapy guidelines released; PFO closure may help migraines.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2009/04/in-the-news.htm
1 Apr 2009

Letters to the Editor

PSA tests, fibromyalgia and reconsidering clinical impressions are discussed and debated by ACP members.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2009/05/letters.htm
1 May 2009

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