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Coding -- FPM Topic Collection

Jul 23, 2010 - This article collection features popular FPM content on the subject of coding -- from getting all the 99214s you deserve to differentiating between new and established patient visits. This article collection features popular FPM content on the subject of coding -- from getting all the ...

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Exam Documentation: Charting Within the Guidelines -- FPM

Jun 1, 2010 - Yes, it's complicated, but don't make it harder than it has to be.

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Coding & Documentation - Mar-Apr 2017 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2017 - Advertisement << How to Immunize Agains ... Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Mar-Apr 2017 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC, CFPC Fam Pract Manag. 2017 Mar-Apr;24(2):36. Author disclosure: no relevant financial affiliations disclosed. This content...

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Thinking on Paper: Documenting Decision Making -- FPM

Aug 1, 2010 - The third article in our series on Medicare's documentation guidelines will help you determine whether what's on your mind is what's on the patient's record.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0700/p10.html

Coding & Documentation - Jul-Aug 2014 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2014 - Advertisement << The Shifting Role of t ... Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Jul-Aug 2014 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC, CFPC Fam Pract Manag. 2014 Jul-Aug;21(4):31. Author disclosure: no relevant financial affiliations disclosed. This content...

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Documenting History in Compliance With Medicare's Guidelines -- FPM

Apr 1, 2010 - The difference between one level and the next may be no more than a word or two.

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Understanding When to Use the New Patient E/M Codes -- FPM

Sep 1, 2003 - Even an old patient can be new.

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Coding & Documentation - Sep-Oct 2019 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2019 - Established vs. new patient codes | Office visits for immunization | Advance care planning and time

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0900/p32.html

Coding From the Bottom Up -- FPM

Dec 1, 2008 - Start from the presenting problem to get to the right code faster.

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Don't Get Burned Coding Common Skin Procedures -- FPM

Oct 1, 2005 - This encounter form can help you to prevent minor operations from becoming major billing headaches.

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Sports Physicals: A Coding Conundrum -- FPM

Oct 1, 2006 - Here’s how to make sure you get paid for this common and valuable service.

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Coding & Documentation - May-Jun 2010 -- FPM

Jun 1, 2010 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> May-Jun 2010 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2010 May-June;17(3):35. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Pre-colonoscopy visit Punch biopsy Wound...

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Understanding When to Use 99211 -- FPM

Jun 1, 2004 - Using CPT code 99211 can boost your practice’s revenue and improve documentation.

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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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A Multiple-Service Rule for E/M Services -- FPM

Jun 1, 2008 - A simple rule change could improve access and quality of care while reducing inequities between compensation for E/M services and for procedures.

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Coding & Documentation - May-Jun 2009 -- FPM

Jun 1, 2009 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> May-Jun 2009 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2009 May-June;16(3):28. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. New or established patient? Welcome to...

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Coding & Documentation - Jan-Feb 2009 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2009 - Advertisement << Practice Pearls Previous article One Journal, Three Med ... Next article >> Jan-Feb 2009 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2009 Jan-Feb;16(1):30-33. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. E/M service + injection...

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Coding & Documentation - Nov 2008 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2008 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Nov 2008 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2008 Nov-Dec;15(9):37-38. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Coding blood-pressure checks Developmental...

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Coding & Documentation - Sep 2008 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2008 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Sep 2008 Issue Coding and Documentation Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2008 Sep-Oct;15(8):42. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. 99211 for nursing visit Same-day admission and...

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Coding Level-IV Visits Without Fear -- FPM

Feb 1, 2006 - Use this worksheet to quickly assess whether you can code a 99214.

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Coding & Documentation - Jul 2008 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2008 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Jul 2008 Issue Coding and Documentation Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2008 Jul-Aug;15(7):43. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Modifier 25 with E/M and injection codes?...

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Coding & Documentation - Mar 2008 -- FPM

Mar 1, 2008 - Advertisement << News & Trends Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Mar 2008 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2008 Mar;15(3):41. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Coding a brief service for urinalysis...

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Coding & Documentation - Oct 2007 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2007 - Advertisement << News & Trends Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Oct 2007 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2007 Oct;14(9):15-16. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Determining the chief complaint Biopsy vs....

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Letters - Jul 2007 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2007 - Advertisement << Managing Your Panel Si ... Previous article Correction Next article >> Jul 2007 Issue LETTERS How do you define new patient ? Fam Pract Manag. 2007 Jul-Aug;14(7):16. I respectfully disagree with the coding advice in New patients for a new physician? [Coding and...

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Coding & Documentation - Jun 2007 -- FPM

Jun 1, 2007 - Advertisement << News & Trends Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Jun 2007 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2007 Jun;14(6):16. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Preventive and problem-oriented services at the...

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Coding & Documentation - May 2007 -- FPM

May 1, 2007 - Advertisement << News & Trends Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> May 2007 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2007 May;14(5):16. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. 99214 + Welcome to Medicare exam? Billing for...

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The Value of a Coding Education -- FPM

Mar 1, 2005 - The authors describe options for physicians and members of their staff who want to obtain certification in coding.

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Coding & Documentation - Sep 2006 -- FPM

Sep 1, 2006 - Advertisement << News & Trends Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Sep 2006 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2006 Sep;13(8):33-34. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Pre- and post-op consultations Multiple...

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Coding & Documentation - Jul 2006 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2006 - Advertisement << News & Trends Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Jul 2006 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2006 Jul-Aug;13(7):25-26. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Billing for group visits Multiple...

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Coding & Documentation - May 2006 -- FPM

May 1, 2006 - Advertisement << News & Trends Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> May 2006 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2006 May;13(5):32. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Coding an injection with an office visit E/M...

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Coding & Documentation - Jun 2006 -- FPM

Jun 1, 2006 - Advertisement << News & Trends Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Jun 2006 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2006 Jun;13(6):30. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. 99211 for a blood pressure check OB care before...

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Letters - Apr 2006 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2006 - Advertisement << Should You Cut Out the ... Previous article Correction Next article >> Apr 2006 Issue LETTERS Level-IV visits Fam Pract Manag. 2006 Apr;13(4):23-25. I am the assistant director of compliance for University of Washington Physicians. I am concerned because the exam...

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News & Trends - Apr 2006 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2006 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Coding & Documentation Next article >> Apr 2006 Issue NEWS and TRENDS Fam Pract Manag. 2006 Apr;13(4):26-28. Family medicine sees small gains in filling residency positions Work setting affects physicians' quality of work life Physicians...

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Coding & Documentation - Mar 2006 -- FPM

Mar 1, 2006 - Advertisement << News & Trends Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Mar 2006 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2006 Mar;13(3):33-34. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Hospital admission following an office visit...

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Letters - Mar 2006 -- FPM

Mar 1, 2006 - Advertisement << Rekindling the Fire, C ... Previous article News & Trends Next article >> Mar 2006 Issue LETTERS Medical necessity and level-IV visits Fam Pract Manag. 2006 Mar;13(3):26. Dr. Thomas Waller’s article Coding Level-IV Visits Without Fear [February 2006] is one of the...

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Coding & Documentation - Jul 2005 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2005 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Monitor Next article >> Jul 2005 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Answers to Your Questions Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2005 Jul-Aug;12(7):24. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Decision making and 99215...

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Coding Better for Better Reimbursement -- FPM

Jan 1, 2003 - Your work is worth more than you think. You just need to document and code it better.

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Coding & Documentation - Nov 2004 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2004 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Monitor Next article >> Nov 2004 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Answers to Your Questions Kent J. Moore Fam Pract Manag. 2004 Nov-Dec;11(10):35-36. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. A limit to 99214? When someone...

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Coding Level-One Office Visits: A Refresher Course -- FPM

Aug 1, 2000 - If you're forgetting to bill 99211 for nursing visits, or using 99201 when you should be using 99202, this quick coding lesson may improve your practice's bottom line.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0700/p39.html

Coding & Documentation - Jun 2004 -- FPM

Jun 1, 2004 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Monitor Next article >> Jun 2004 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Answers to Your Questions Kent J. Moore Fam Pract Manag. 2004 Jun;11(6):24. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Office visit and nebulizer treatment...

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Coding & Documentation - Jul 2004 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2004 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Monitor Next article >> Jul 2004 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Answers to Your Questions Kent J. Moore Fam Pract Manag. 2004 Jul-Aug;11(7):19-20. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. 99211 and immunizations...

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Coding & Documentation - Mar 2004 -- FPM

Mar 1, 2004 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Monitor Next article >> Mar 2004 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Answers to Your Questions Kent J. Moore Fam Pract Manag. 2004 Mar;11(3):28-29. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Prolonged services codes Coding an...

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Coding & Documentation - Feb 2004 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2004 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Monitor Next article >> Feb 2004 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Answers to Your Questions Kent J. Moore Fam Pract Manag. 2004 Feb;11(2):27-28. Preventive and E/M services at a new patient visit Screening fecal occult Time-based coding...

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An Easy Way to Analyze E/M Coding for Group Practices -- FPM

Aug 1, 2002 - The author describes how practices can analyze their CPT coding distributions and determine whether they are billing for an appropriate range of services.

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Letters - Feb 2004 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2004 - Advertisement << What Makes a Leader? Previous article Tips for Coding 99214 Next article >> Feb 2004 Issue Letters Is that patient new? Fam Pract Manag. 2004 Feb;11(2):17. To the Editor: I recently read Emily Hill’s Understanding When to Use the New Patient E/M Codes [September...

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Letters - Feb 2004 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2004 - Advertisement << Is That Patient New? Previous article Changing the Perceptio ... Next article >> Feb 2004 Issue Letters Tips for coding 99214 Fam Pract Manag. 2004 Feb;11(2):17. To the Editor: How to Get All the 99214s You Deserve by Emily Hill [October 2003, page 31] was accurate...

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Coding & Documentation - Oct 2003 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2003 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Practice Diary Next article >> Oct 2003 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Answers to Your Questions Kent J. Moore Fam Pract Manag. 2003 Oct;10(9):16. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Enlarge The questions and...

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Coding & Documentation - Sep 2003 -- FPM

Sep 1, 2003 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Monitor Next article >> Sep 2003 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Answers to Your Questions Kent J. Moore Fam Pract Manag. 2003 Sep;10(8):25-26. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Preventive exam and E/M Starred vs....

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Coding & Documentation - Jul 2003 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2003 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Monitor Next article >> Jul 2003 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Answers to Your Questions Kent J. Moore Fam Pract Manag. 2003 Jul-Aug;10(7):25-26. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Observation status and...

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Letters - Jun 2003 -- FPM

Jun 1, 2003 - Advertisement << A Nice Touch Previous article Advantages of Shared C ... Next article >> Jun 2003 Issue LETTERS Clarification Fam Pract Manag. 2003 Jun;10(6):11-12. Several readers have written to FPM questioning the advice given by Kent J. Moore in Coding Hospital Admissions From...

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