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AMA offers practices help with E/M office visit code changes

The American Medical Association has released a checklist and online resources meant to assist physician practices with new Medicare office visit coding and documentation requirements. Last month, CMS issued a final rule reducing clinician burden regarding billing and coding requirements for Evaluation and Management services, marking the first time in more than 25 years that… Read More »

When Does Your Child’s Flu Merit an ER Visit?

SUNDAY, Dec. 22, 2019 — It’s hard not to worry when your child suffers from the flu, but pediatricians say too many parents are taking their sick kids to the emergency room when a doctor’s visit would suffice. “We are seeing a jump in the number of patients coming to our emergency department for flu-like… Read More »