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How to Document and Code for Hypertensive Diseases in ICD-10 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2014 - This installment in FPM's ICD-10 series explains the guidelines for coding hypertension.

Family Practice Management : Articles

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

ICD-10 Coding -- FPM Topic Collection

Jul 10, 2012 - ICD-10 coding requires significant changes in your documentation, workflow, and technology compared with ICD-9 coding. This topic collection features how-to articles from FPM's popular ICD-10 coding series. ICD-10 coding requires significant changes in your documentation, workflow, and ...

Family Practice Management : Topic Collections

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=79

ICD-10 Simplifies Preventive Care Coding, Sort Of -- FPM

Aug 1, 2014 - FPM's ICD-10 coding series continues with a look at how to code immunizations, routine health exams, and common preventive screenings.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0700/oa1.html

HCC Coding, Risk Adjustment, and Physician Income: What You Need to Know -- FPM

Oct 1, 2016 - Accurate coding drives accurate risk adjustment, which will increasingly affect your bottom line.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0900/p24.html

Documenting and Coding Preventive Visits: A Physician's Perspective -- FPM

Aug 1, 2012 - It’s not hard, once you get the hang of it, but the differences from E/M coding can be confusing.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0700/p12.html

Skin Deep: How to Properly Code for Biopsies and Lesion Removal -- FPM

Apr 1, 2019 - Learn about the new skin biopsy codes, and follow these tips to make sure you get full credit for the skin procedures you perform.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0300/p15.html

It's Time to Go RAFing -- FPM

Apr 1, 2018 - What you don’t know about risk-adjustment factor scores could cost you.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0300/p5.html

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

Apr 1, 2018 - Use this cheat sheet to identify diagnosis codes that are weighted for risk adjustment.

Family Practice Management : Articles

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

Is Your Diagnosis Coding Ready for Risk Adjustment? -- FPM

Apr 1, 2018 - As payment models change, diagnosis coding is more important than ever. Here’s how to be sure your codes capture your patients’ severity of illness.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0300/p21.html

Coding & Documentation - May-Jun 2018 -- FPM

Jun 1, 2018 - ICD-10 coding for hypertension and diabetes | Physician certification of diabetic shoes | Umbilical cauterization

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0500/p33.html

Preparing for Value-Based Payment: Five Essential Skills for Success -- FPM

Jun 1, 2017 - As physician payment increasingly becomes tied to value, these five habits can help you succeed.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0500/p25.html

Coding Common Respiratory Problems in ICD-10 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2014 - Once you understand a few peculiarities, you'll be ready to code common diseases of the respiratory system.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/1100/p17.html

New Codes, New Payment Opportunities for 2017 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2017 - This year's changes include opportunities to get paid for some services that were previously not billable.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0100/p7.html

It’s Time for ICD-10 Changes -- FPM

Dec 1, 2016 - The ICD-10 grace period has ended, so avoid using out-of-date and unspecified codes.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/1100/p17.html

Digesting the ICD-10 GI Codes -- FPM

Feb 1, 2015 - This overview of the common gastrointestinal disorders in primary care will help you get ready for ICD-10 and avoid, say, K30 - indigestion.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0100/p19.html

ICD-10: Major Differences for Five Common Diagnoses -- FPM

Oct 1, 2015 - Test your knowledge of ICD-10 coding and documentation requirements for five diagnoses you're likely to encounter in family medicine.

Family Practice Management : Articles

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

Coding & Documentation - Sep-Oct 2016 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2016 - Advertisement << Practical Ways to Impr ... Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Sep-Oct 2016 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC, CFPC Fam Pract Manag. 2016 Sep-Oct;23(5):40. Author disclosure: no relevant financial affiliations disclosed. This content...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0900/p40.html

Coding & Documentation - Sep-Oct 2017 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2017 - Advertisement << Creating a Space Where ... Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Sep-Oct 2017 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC, CFPC Fam Pract Manag. 2017 Sep-Oct;24(5):34. Author disclosure: no relevant financial affiliations disclosed. This content...

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0900/p34.html

ICD-10 Sprains, Strains, and Automobile Accidents -- FPM

Jun 1, 2015 - Our tour of ICD-10 continues with the minor injury codes you’re likely to use in family medicine.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0500/p12.html

Twelve Errors to Avoid in Coding Skin Procedures -- FPM

Feb 1, 2013 - Using the correct codes can mean the difference between getting paid and getting audited.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0100/p11.html

ICD-10: Our Newest Documentation Dilemma -- FPM

Oct 1, 2015 - Will ICD-10 become just another reason for insurers to deny payment?

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0900/p7.html

The Cure for Claims Denials -- FPM

Apr 1, 2015 - Here are six reasons your claims might be getting denied and what you and your staff can do to prevent it.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0300/p7.html

ICD-10 Coding for the Undiagnosed Problem -- FPM

Jun 1, 2014 - To find the correct code for a symptom, sign, or test result, pay close attention to ICD-10's exclusion, code-first, and inclusion notes.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0500/p17.html

Coding & Documentation - Jul-Aug 2016 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2016 - Advertisement << Tips to Help Teen Pati ... Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Jul-Aug 2016 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC, CFPC Fam Pract Manag. 2016 Jul-Aug;23(4):38. Author disclosure: no relevant financial affiliations disclosed. Modifier 33...

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0700/p38.html

Coding & Documentation - Nov-Dec 2015 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2015 - Advertisement << Promoting Positivity i ... Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Nov-Dec 2015 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC, CFPC Fam Pract Manag. 2015 Nov-Dec;22(6):39. Author disclosure: no relevant financial affiliations disclosed. This content...

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/1100/p39.html

10 Steps to Preparing Your Office for ICD-10 -- Now -- FPM

Feb 1, 2014 - Don't wait any longer. You need to take steps now to meet the Oct. 1 deadline.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0100/p9.html

Getting Ready for ICD-10: How It Will Affect Your Documentation -- FPM

Dec 1, 2013 - Once you understand the basic structure of ICD-10, you'll be able to capture the details needed to assign a correct code.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/1100/p22.html

CPT Update for 2014 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2014 - Changes this year include revisions to transitional care management codes and new interprofessional consultation codes.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0100/p6.html

2014 Is Finally Here - Oh My! -- FPM

Feb 1, 2014 - It's going to be a challenging year, but we can do this.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0100/p4.html

ICD-10: What's the Point? -- FPM

Dec 1, 2013 - Yes, there is a point to ICD-10. But you may not like it.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/1100/p4.html

Do You Know What Is (or Isn't) in Your Documentation? -- FPM

Aug 1, 2013 - Leaving out key information in patient documentation can compromise quality and cost you money.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0700/p23.html

The Anatomy of an ICD-10 Code -- FPM

Aug 1, 2012 - An ICD-10 code is one thing you can’t assemble without consulting the instruction book.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0700/p27.html

Coding & Documentation - Mar-Apr 2014 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2014 - Advertisement << Joy Revisited Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Mar-Apr 2014 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC, CFPC Fam Pract Manag. 2014 Mar-Apr;21(2):27. Author disclosure: no relevant financial affiliations disclosed. This content conforms to AAFP...

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0300/p27.html

ICD-10: What You Need to Know Now -- FPM

Apr 1, 2012 - The government is considering a delay, but that doesn't mean you should.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0300/p29.html

It's Time to Get Serious About ICD-10 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2012 - Our article series will help prepare you, and so will a sense of humor.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0300/p7.html

One Last Annual ICD-9 Update -- FPM

Oct 1, 2011 - The ICD-9 codes that take effect Oct. 1 will be the last. ICD-10 will be implemented in 2013.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0900/p24.html

Answers to Your Questions About Medicare Annual Wellness Visits -- FPM

Apr 1, 2011 - Our previous issue described the requirements and introduced an encounter form for documenting these visits. Now we answer your questions about this newest Medicare benefit.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0300/p13.html

ICD-9 Update 2011: Approaching the Change to ICD-10 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2010 - It's that time again, but this ICD-9 update is almost the last.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0900/p15.html

ICD-9 Updates 2010: New and Noteworthy Codes -- FPM

Oct 1, 2009 - The changes take effect October 1.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0900/p8.html

CPT and ICD-9 Coding: The Right Tools for the Job -- FPM

Dec 1, 2008 - An enhanced version of our popular pocket guide and the annual update of another favorite reference add power to the FPM Toolbox.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/1100/p36.html

ICD-9 Codes: Time for the Annual Update -- FPM

Oct 1, 2008 - Put the new and revised codes to use in your practice on Oct. I.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0900/pa3.html

Coding & Documentation - Jan-Feb 2010 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2010 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Jan-Feb 2010 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2010 Jan-Feb;17(1):32-33. Diagnosis code order STD screening requested by patient Immunizations provided by a nurse Exam...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0100/p32.html

ICD-9 Changes: New Codes of Note -- FPM

Sep 1, 2007 - On Oct. 1, 142 new codes take effect, many of them five-digit codes that allow for more specific reporting.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0900/p17.html

A Refresher on Medical Necessity -- FPM

Aug 1, 2006 - Reviewing the rules and examining your coding practices can decrease denials and help you get paid.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0700/p28.html

Coding & Documentation - Feb 2008 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2008 - Advertisement << News & Trends Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Feb 2008 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2008 Feb;15(2):40. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Selecting the primary diagnosis INR testing at a...

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0200/p40.html

Coding & Documentation - Jun 2008 -- FPM

Jun 1, 2008 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Jun 2008 Issue Coding and Documentation Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2008 Jun;15(6):35. Diagnosis code order When a review of systems isn't possible New patient definition Critical care and site of...

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0600/p35.html

Coding & Documentation - Jan 2008 -- FPM

Jan 1, 2008 - Advertisement << Practice Pearls Previous article The Snake on the Torch Next article >> Jan 2008 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2008 Jan;15(1):43-44. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Diagnosis codes for PPD test...

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0100/p43.html

ICD-9 Changes: The New Codes Are Here -- FPM

Sep 1, 2006 - You should start using the updated diagnosis codes Oct. 1.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0900/p39.html

Improve Your ICD-9 Coding With Voice-Recognition Macros -- FPM

Jun 1, 2006 - A voice-recognition system can automatically insert the correct ICD-9 codes into your dictated note.

Family Practice Management : Articles

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

Coding Nonsense, NOS -- FPM

Oct 1, 2005 - The absurdity of diagnostic coding can be a source of frustration - and amusement.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/1000/p82.html

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