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Question: We've had a request from one of our physicians to report chronic care management (CCM) code 99490 using osteoarthritis as one of the qualifying factors. Has anyone used this in the ortho... More
In perhaps another sign of the growth in services furnished by non-physician practitioners, the SSA is being asked to give equal weight to the medical findings of NPPs when determining whether a pe... More
Clinical social workers, psychologists and podiatrists are among 11 specialty groups slated to receive additional payments for their services in 2018, according to projected allowed charges contained ... More
Question: We've had a request from one of our physicians to report chronic care management (CCM) code 99490 using osteoarthritis as one of the qualifying factors. Has anyone used this in the ortho... More
In perhaps another sign of the growth in services furnished by non-physician practitioners, the SSA is being asked to give equal weight to the medical findings of NPPs when determining whether a pe... More
Clinical social workers, psychologists and podiatrists are among 11 specialty groups slated to receive additional payments for their services in 2018, according to projected allowed charges contained ... More
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This sample template for immediate post-op notes is courtesy of Pikeville (Ky.) Medical Center. Pikeville leadership requires physicians to complete this form before the patient goes to the next level of care unless accompanied by the practitioner who did the procedure. Full post-operative reports should be completed according to hospital policy.
Click the "Download file" link to access an annual wellness visit (AWV) form updated for 2016 with new screenings.

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