Two authors discuss their recent study finding that Black patients were twice as likely as White patients to be described with negative words in their history and physical notes, particularly in inpatient records.
1 Apr 2022
Efforts to improve peripheral artery disease (PAD) treatment in Hispanic/Latino populations are needed, including improved access to health care and more guideline-adherent treatment, according to the authors of a recent study.
11 Aug 2020
Beginning in January, physicians billing for Medicare patients no longer have to use a patient's history or physical exam to determine the appropriate level of E/M coding.
1 Jan 2021
ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
1 Sep 2019
CMS will publish some previously unreleased medically unlikely edits, which had made it nearly impossible for physicians to know whether the billed number of services resulted in denied charges without a specific reason.
1 Feb 2009
ACP called for increased transparency, lower out-of-pocket costs for patients, and improved access to affordable medications.
12 Nov 2019
Rates of cardiac catheterization, coronary revascularization, and cardiac rehabilitation after hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction (MI) were compared in older patients with preexisting mild cognitive impairment versus those without impaired cognition.
20 Aug 2019
Clinicians should prescribe testosterone for men with this condition only to treat sexual dysfunction, not to improve energy, vitality, physical function, or cognition, the guideline said.
7 Jan 2020
Among 4,230 primary care physicians in Texas, one had a 30-day readmission rate significantly higher than the mean of 12.9%, while none had a significantly lower rate.
21 May 2019
The Inflation Reduction Act allows Medicare to negotiate some prescription drug prices for the first time and includes provisions for climate change.
1 Oct 2022