Raising the issue of mental health is key in the elderly, by asking patients how often they talk to other people, if they're getting help with daily activities, or if they are feeling isolated.
1 Feb 2022
Data from China provide new insights into disease characteristics, experts offer advice on caring for isolated older adults, and ACP and others release guidance on easing social distancing and other restrictions.
21 Apr 2020
Naloxone prescriptions more than doubled between 2017 and 2018 but still only one in 69 patients receiving high-dose opioids gets a naloxone prescription.
13 Aug 2019
Alcohol, depression, sexually transmitted diseases and obesity therapy are now covered within the primary care setting. Learn how to incorporate these into a practice.
1 Mar 2012
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
The release of a massive amount of data about how much physicians had received from Medicare in 2012 was a sign of price transparency to some and an unwelcome intrusion to others. The raw data didn't tell the entire tale, critics said.
1 Oct 2014
A comprehensive primary care model that includes oral health is needed to prevent health problems, reduce costs, and provide equitable care.
1 Nov 2021
This month's column covers three timely yet disparate topics: a new CPT modifier, readiness for Version 5010 electronic claims transactions, and the looming expansion of the recovery audit contractors.
1 May 2011
New reimbursement models will begin the transition away from fee-for-service to risk-adjusted capitation payments, known as Primary Care First Model Options.
1 Jun 2019
ACP will invite random members to provide feedback that could influence Medicare reimbursement on services common to internal medicine.
1 Jul 2010