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Question: My pain management practice is using two forms of risk assessment questioning for our pain management patients -- one cpmputer-based, one on paper. However, the 2019 codes are completely d... 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
Various specialties tend to generate different amounts of work relative value units (RVUs) under CMS’ current pricing system, and those differences are tied to payment chasms, a March 15 repor... More
Question: My pain management practice is using two forms of risk assessment questioning for our pain management patients -- one cpmputer-based, one on paper. However, the 2019 codes are completely d... 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
Various specialties tend to generate different amounts of work relative value units (RVUs) under CMS’ current pricing system, and those differences are tied to payment chasms, a March 15 repor... 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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