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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.

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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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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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.

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

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

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

Letters - Mar 2007 -- FPM

Mar 1, 2007 - Advertisement << Starting the Year Off ... Previous article Radiating Courtesy and ... Next article >> Mar 2007 Issue LETTERS No more coding! Fam Pract Manag. 2007 Mar;14(3):15. Why are you bothering us with coding? Studies show that doctors are unhappy and burned out in part because...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0300/p15b.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

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.

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

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

Coding & Documentation - Apr 2006 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2006 - Advertisement << News & Trends Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Apr 2006 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2006 Apr;13(4):31-32. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. List the chief diagnosis code first...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0400/p31.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...

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

ICD-9 Changes: It's Time to Tend to Your Superbill -- FPM

Sep 1, 2005 - You’ve got until Oct. 1 to weed out incorrect codes.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0900/p49.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.

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

ICD-9 Changes: Update Now or Pay Later -- FPM

Sep 1, 2004 - Failing to update your ICD-9 codes by the Oct. 1 effective date could cost you.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0900/p17.html

ICD-9 Changes and Other Spooky Things -- FPM

Oct 1, 2003 - It’s a new bag of tricks this year, but don’t worry. Our updated tools will keep you coding quickly and accurately.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/1000/p19.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

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