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A Microcosm of the Health Care 'System' -- FPM

Feb 1, 2011 - Should a patient ask you what's wrong with health care today, where do you start?

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0100/p3.html

Are You Coding Accurately? -- FPM

Jun 1, 2004 - This article provides readers with step-by-step instructions for checking their E/M coding distribution with national guidelines established in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Family Practice Profile.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0600/p20.html

Are You Prepared to Defend Your Coding? -- FPM

Jun 1, 2005 - The authors offer readers an action plan to use in reacting/responding to payers' accusations of incorrect coding.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0600/p17.html

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 ...

Family Practice Management : Topic Collections

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=49

Coding & Documentation - Jul-Aug 2009 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2009 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Jul-Aug 2009 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2009 Jul-Aug;16(4):26. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Unbilled services Same-day office visit and...

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0700/p26.html

Coding & Documentation - Jul-Aug 2019 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2019 - Using the new chronic care management code | Pessary care | Documenting an interval history

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0700/p34.html

Coding & Documentation - Jun 1999 -- FPM

Jun 1, 1999 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Monitor Next article >> Jun 1999 Issue Coding and Documentation Answers to Your Questions Kent J. Moore Fam Pract Manag. 1999 Jun;6(6):12. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Finding the right fracture code ... ......

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0600/p12.html

Coding & Documentation - Mar 1999 -- FPM

Mar 1, 1999 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Monitor Next article >> Mar 1999 Issue Coding and Documentation Answers to Your Questions Kent J. Moore and John Spicer Fam Pract Manag. 1999 Mar;6(3):18. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Coding treatment of road...

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0300/p18.html

Coding & Documentation - May-Jun 2017 -- FPM

Jun 1, 2017 - Advertisement << Keeping Your Practice ... Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> May-Jun 2017 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC, CFPC Fam Pract Manag. 2017 May-June;24(3):34. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Billing for...

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0500/p34.html

Coding & Documentation - Nov 2007 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2007 - Advertisement << News & Trends Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Nov 2007 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2007 Nov-Dec;14(10):15-16. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Same code for same procedure Initial...

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/1100/p15.html

Coding & Documentation - Oct 1999 -- FPM

Oct 1, 1999 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Monitor Next article >> Oct 1999 Issue Coding and Documentation Answers to Your Questions Kent J. Moore Fam Pract Manag. 1999 Oct;6(9):16. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Examples of 99211 Administration of BCG...

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/1000/p16.html

Coding and Billing Software for Palm-Top Computers -- FPM

May 1, 2002 - Your PDA can help you code more efficiently and accurately.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0500/p33.html

CPT 2005: Another Case of Update Now or Pay Later -- FPM

Jan 1, 2005 - This article describes changes in CPT codes for 2005 in the areas most likely to affect family physicians.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0100/p17.html

CPT 2006: Another Year, Another Round of Updates -- FPM

Jan 1, 2006 - The E/M codes for consultations and nursing facility visits reflect some of this year’s significant changes.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0100/p28.html

CPT 2012: Updated & Clarified -- FPM

Feb 1, 2012 - It's mostly small changes this year, but small changes can trip you up too.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0100/p6.html

CPT Changes for 1999 -- FPM

Feb 1, 1999 - This article describes changes in CPT codes for 1999 in the areas most likely to affect family physicians (e.g., E/M, radiology, lab work, immunizations, and OMT).

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0200/p23.html

CPT Changes for 2000 -- FPM

Jan 1, 2000 - Summary of relevant CPT changes for family physicians.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0100/p15.html

CPT Coding Update for 2003 -- FPM

Jan 1, 2003 - Among the changes this year are codes for skin lesion excisions, musculoskeletal therapeutic injections, routine venipuncture and colposcopy.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0100/p14.html

CPT: What's in Store for 2004 -- FPM

Jan 1, 2004 - Multiple changes have been made to the vaccine codes.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0100/p18.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

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.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/1000/p47.html

Getting Paid: Wrestling With the System -- FPM

Feb 1, 2002 - Argues that E/M coding is fundamentally unworkable as a way of determining charges because it functions in a system where incentives are not aligned.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0200/p12.html

Identifying Patterns of Over- and Undercoding -- FPM

Dec 1, 1999 - The article, part of a series based on research from the Direct Observation of Primary Care Study, will explain the kinds of office visits that family physicians tend to under- and over-code.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/1100/p12.html

Letters - Apr 2000 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2000 - Advertisement << The Purpose of Progres ... Previous article Coding & Documentation Next article >> Apr 2000 Issue Letters DOPC study Fam Pract Manag. 2000 Apr;7(4):11. To the Editor: I was glad to hear about the Direct Observation of Primary Care (DOPC) study and its findings on...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0400/p11b.html

Letters - Jan 2002 -- FPM

Jan 1, 2002 - Advertisement << The Forgotten Art of S ... Previous article Dictation During Patie ... Next article >> Jan 2002 Issue LETTERS Coding and documentation: No harder than biochemistry Fam Pract Manag. 2002 Jan;9(1):14. To the Editor: You recently quoted a study which concluded that the...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0100/p14.html

Letters - Jan 2004 -- FPM

Jan 1, 2004 - Advertisement << Words of Encouragement Previous article Documenting History Next article >> Jan 2004 Issue LETTERS Overcoding the statistics Fam Pract Manag. 2004 Jan;11(1):17. To the Editor: As Mark Twain said, There are lies, damned lies and statistics. I think How to Get All the...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0100/p14g.html

Letters - May-Jun 2013 -- FPM

Jun 1, 2013 - Advertisement << Medication Adherence Previous article Embrace Change Next article >> May-Jun 2013 Issue LETTERS Fam Pract Manag. 2013 May-June;20(3):11. Use templates for procedures The article 12 Errors to Avoid in Coding Skin Procedures [January/February 2013] is excellent. I...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0500/p11a.html

Letters - Oct 2001 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2001 - Advertisement << Making HIPAA Make Sense Previous article Coding & Documentation Next article >> Oct 2001 Issue LETTERS Correction Fam Pract Manag. 2001 Oct;8(9):19. An answer provided in the June 2001 Coding and Documentation article [page 21] stated that a physician should submit...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/1000/p19c.html

More Take-Home Messages From the AAFP Assembly -- FPM

Feb 1, 1999 - From coding to capitation to computerized records, the Managed Care and Practice Enhancement Forum had a lot to teach.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0200/p36.html

New Year, New Codes: Highlights From CPT and HCPCS 2001 -- FPM

Jan 1, 2001 - Changes in critical care, care plan oversight, lab services and vaccines are most likely to affect family physicians.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0100/p14.html

News & Trends - Jun 2006 -- FPM

Jun 1, 2006 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Coding & Documentation Next article >> Jun 2006 Issue NEWS and TRENDS Fam Pract Manag. 2006 Jun;13(6):25-28. CMS proposes edits of more than 10,000 CPT, HCPCS codes Small but growing numbers of physicians drop health plans Colonoscopy...

Family Practice Management : News Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0600/p25.html

Practice Diary - Apr 2003 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2003 - Advertisement << Monitor Previous article Ask FPM Next article >> Apr 2003 Issue PRACTICE DIARY Chapter 44 Sanford J. Brown, MD Fam Pract Manag. 2003 Apr;10(4):56. Coding consult A bold woman Schooled! Coding consult It was the last straw. After years of getting poor reimbursement...

Family Practice Management : Practice Diary

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0400/p56.html

Practice Pearls - Jul-Aug 2011 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2011 - Advertisement << Coding & Documentation Previous article The Perils of Employme ... Next article >> Jul-Aug 2011 Issue PRACTICE PEARLS Fam Pract Manag. 2011 Jul-Aug;18(4):39. Obtaining compensation and coding data Eliminate stethoscope background noise Obtaining compensation and...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0700/p39.html

Practice Pearls - Mar 2006 -- FPM

Mar 1, 2006 - Advertisement << Coding & Documentation Previous article Fishing for 'Pearls' Next article >> Mar 2006 Issue PRACTICE PEARLS Fam Pract Manag. 2006 Mar;13(3):81-82. Create a coding resource guide Benchmark for success Allot salaries and distributions correctly Promote professionalism...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0300/p81.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

Take Charge of Coding: Don't Lose Income to Neglect -- FPM

Mar 1, 1999 - The time you spend will be well rewarded - both financially and in improved service to your patients.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0300/p37.html

Test Your Coding Skills -- FPM

Feb 1, 2002 - Go head to head with our review panel in coding six troublesome progress notes.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0200/p41.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

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

Using Peer Review for Self-Audits of Medical Record Documentation -- FPM

Apr 1, 2000 - You might be surprised at how much doctors can help one another improve in coding and documentation.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0400/p28.html

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