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Is advanced care planning billable?Physicians can bill advanced care planning regardless of whether a patient fills out the relevant legal forms, but should review payer contracts to ensure it is a billable service.
Physician-designed EHRs work better for doctorsAnyone can design their own EHR. You don't even have to be a programmer to get started. You just have to have ideas and know what you want. The building blocks are already there. There is no need to reinvent the wheel.
5 things you need to know about Zika
5 things you need to know about ZikaSummer is mosquito season, and in recent years that has meant concern about Zika.
How to avoid TCM coding denialsCMS and most commercial payers began to pay for TCM in 2013, but physicians continue to see denials. Experts believe there could be several reasons why.
Quiz: Do you know your TCM codes?How well do you know how to utilize Transitional Care Management codes at your practice? Take our quiz and find out.
Prolonged services payments on the riseThe good news is that payment for prolonged services rose in 2017. The bad news is that the feds are taking a closer look at use of these codes.
To help physicians, EHRs must adapt to value-based careThere is growing concern that electronic health records (EHRs) will not meet physicians’ needs in a value-based care environment
Here's how social media can boost physician hiring effortsSocial media is becoming more common in physician recruiting, particularly among large practices
How to develop a culture of cybersecurityWhen it comes to identifying a practice’s top cybersecurity threat, look beyond the hackers and email scammers.
Top 10 workplaces for PCPs to earn higher salaries
Top 10 workplaces for PCPs to earn higher salariesRead on to find out the top industries primary care physicians bring in the revenue.