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The Challenge of Urban Family Medicine -- FPM

Apr 1, 2003 - Traditional medical training reflects a somewhat diverse population but, on average, does not expose students to the harsh realities of urban environments. After an eye-opening move to an urban practice, the author discovered that she had to be more than just a doctor to her patients.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0400/p18.html

Practice Diary - Jan 2003 -- FPM

Jan 1, 2003 - ...my office with a new complaint. It wasn’t as though she didn’t have enough problems already – chronic atrial fibrillation, recalcitrant hypertension, type 2 diabetes, obesity and a history of congestive heart failure. Now she noticed her belly had swollen markedly during the past...

Family Practice Management : Practice Diary

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0100/p69.html

New ICD-9 Codes Take Effect This Month -- FPM

Oct 1, 2002 - Our summary of the changes and updated coding tools will help you to code more accurately and efficiently.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/1000/p21.html

Coding & Documentation - Nov 2002 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2002 - ...and separately identifiable from the G0101 service. An example would be if an established Medicare patient with chronic essential hypertension on a multiple-drug regimen presents for a periodic checkup of her condition, you note that the patient is overdue for a screening pelvic and...

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/1100/p30.html

The Elephant in the Room -- FPM

Oct 1, 2002 - Complains that boutique medicine gets undeserved attention while truly important issues such as health care for all go undiscussed.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/1000/p15.html

Can We Avoid Errors in Family Practice? -- FPM

Aug 1, 2002 - FPM's medical editor writes about research to identify sources of error in family practice.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0700/p15.html

Practice Diary - Jul 2002 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2002 - ...that was it. Her office chart revealed her mother had died of emphysema at age 65 and her father of cirrhosis at age 44. She had neither hypertension nor diabetes, and her cholesterol was 187 with an HDL of 48. She had moderate COPD, a bipolar disorder and arthritis, but she had...

Family Practice Management : Practice Diary

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0700/p55.html

Overcoming Compassion Fatigue -- FPM

Apr 1, 2000 - When practicing medicine feels more like labor than a labor of love, take steps to heal the healer.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0400/p39.html

New Medicare Payment Opportunities -- FPM

Jun 1, 2002 - On April 1, 2002, ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) became a Medicare-covered service. Effective January 1, 2002, Congress extended Medicare coverage for MNT to beneficiaries with diabetes or a renal disease. The author explains how to take advantage of these new payment ...

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0600/p18.html

Letters - May 2002 -- FPM

May 1, 2002 - ...diagnoses, for example, in the case of a patient with chronic hypertension and diabetes who presents with a cough and whose subsequent X-ray indicates pneumonia. In the example given, would you report pneumonia, hypertension and diabetes? Obviously not at the initial visit if the...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0500/p17.html

Monitor - May 2002 -- FPM

May 1, 2002 - ...Hypertension and diabetes topped the list of the most commonly used diagnosis codes in family practice in 2000. The full list is shown below. Enlarge Family practice match numbers drop slightly; fill rate goes up Although the number of medical students matching with family practice...

Family Practice Management : News Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0500/p26.html

icd-10.pdf

...How to Document and Code for Hypertensive Diseases in ICD-10 THIS INSTALLMENT IN FPM’S ICD-10 SERIES EXPLAINS THE GUIDELINES FOR CODING HYPERTENSION. Kenneth D. Beckman, MD, MBA, CPE, CPC About the Author Dr. Beckman, a family physician, is vice president/chief medical officer for...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/fpm/offer/icd-10.pdf

p5.pdf

...EXPLAINS THE GUIDELINES FOR CODING HYPERTENSION. How to Document and Code for Hypertensive Diseases in ICD-10 Kenneth D. Beckman, MD, MBA, CPE, CPC Because ICD-10 can be a distressing topic, let’s start with some good news: Hypertension has a limited number of ICD-10...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0300/p5.pdf

p23.pdf

...Hypertension: Focusing on Why Makes How a Lot Easier Jennifer L. Brull, MD High blood pressure is one of many chronic conditions demanding our attention as we help our patients live better lives. Like much of the work we do in the trenches every day, gains in the area of...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0900/p23.pdf

Coding Hypertensive Diseases Under ICD-10

...Codes for Primary Hypertension Hypertension Heart disease Heart failure* Kidney disease** ICD-10 code Yes No No No I10, Essential (primary) hypertension. Yes Yes No No I11.9, Hypertensive heart disease without heart failure. Yes Yes Yes* No I11.0, Hypertensive...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0300/fpm20140300p5-rt1.pdf

p15.pdf

...A. Diabetes. B. Hypertension. C. Otitis media. D. Asthma. E. Well-child examinations. Answer: All of the above conditions are near the top of the list for family medicine, but for the number one diagnosis, you’ll have to read on. Let’s take a look at five commonly reported...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0900/p15.pdf

p10.pdf

...For example, consider Ms. Smith, a patient with hypertension and obesity whose diabetes remains poorly controlled and who hasn’t been able to lose weight despite years of regular medical care (see Health coach co-visit algorithm). Her physician, Dr. C, explains during a regular...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0300/p10.pdf

p23.pdf

...Setting a goal, identifying the right patients, and implementing team care can help bring hypertension under control. Improving Blood Pressure Control With Strategic Workflows Arnold E. Cuenca, DO, CAQSM, FAAFP The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0500/p23.pdf

Coding "Routine" Office visits: 99213 or 99214? -- Family Practice Management

...hypertension to the clinical scenario, the calculation of the medical decision making changes. In this case, you would garner three problem points (two points for the established, worsening problem of osteoarthritis and one point for the estab- lished, stable problem of...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0900/p52.pdf

Diagnosis Coding for Value-Based Payment: A Quick Reference Tool

...status of the condition and plans for addressing it. Many common chronic conditions, such as Mr. White’s hypothy- roidism and essential hypertension, do not correspond to HCCs. ➤ © S E R G E B LO C H CME Downloaded from www.aafp.org/fpm. Copyright © 2018...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0300/p26.pdf

"You Should See My Doctor": Cost-Effective Marketing Ideas for Your Practice -- FPM

Jan 1, 2002 - Marketing doesn’t have to be expensive, complicated or unethical. To begin, simply treat your current patients right.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0100/p33.html

Letters - Apr 2002 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2002 - ...00–4084; October 2000; available online at rover.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/obesity/practgde.htm). The same is not true for patients with hypertension, diabetes mellitus or most other chronic diseases. The article never advocated that physicians encourage patients not to lose weight...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0400/p15a.html

ICD-10 - HCC Coding Reference for Family Medicine

...Hypertension (HTN) HTN with congestive heart failure (CHF) I11.0 85 0.323 Isolated essential HTN has no HCC weight. Relationship must be explicitly documented.HTN + CKD stage 5/end stage renal disease (ESRD) I12.0 136 0.237 HTN + CHF + CKD stage 1-4 I13.0 85 0.323 HTN +...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0300/fpm20180300p26-rt1.pdf

Going Solo: One Doc, One Room, One Year Later -- FPM

Mar 1, 2002 - This unorthodox practice, built on four ideal principles, is steadily proving itself a success.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0300/p25.html

Improve Your ICD-9 Cooding With Voice-Recognition Macros - Family Practice Management

...ICD-9 code number into your dictation. For example, you could program your system to insert Hypertension, benign (diagnosis code 401.1) whenever you speak the command hypertension. For more examples, see the table on page 40. The goal is to have your ICD-9 codes automatically...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0600/p39.pdf

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