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Advanced practice registered nurses (APRN) who work for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) w
DECEMBER 27, 2016
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently filed a proposed rule to permit full practice au
JUNE 16, 2016
Lawmakers in a half-dozen states are considering bills that would expand the scope of practice fo
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN It's time to put egos and hyperbole aside and start
JULY 7, 2016
It’s that time of year again—the time when we start to count down to the
Do you see room in your practice for a productivity advantage? “My background is emergency
Correct coding is important to physician practices. The ICD-10-CM diagnoses and the CPT procedure
Proposed legislation that would allow advance practice nurses to practice independently risks pa
Physician practices that transition to patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) are reaping benefits
June 10 was National Time Out Day. Started in 2004 by the Association of periOperative Registered
JUNE 16, 2015
Nurse practitioners (NP) seeking to practice with no restrictions should look for work in the Pa
Starting this week, nurse practitioners (NP) in Kentucky who have completed a four-year collabor
Start on time. “That sounds like a no-brainer, but it's probabl
Keeping wait times for appointments to a minimum is a cardinal rule for medical practices, but on
With job growth and increasing pay, more and more nurses are seeking advanced practice degrees.
OCTOBER 6, 2016
  Following the arrest of a Tucson man on charges of practicing medicine without a
JULY 10, 2014
Selling a practice or merging with another practice can be a good strategic move for a physician,
SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
Physician Practice Perspectives, previously The Doctor's Office
Physician Practice Perspectives is a 12-page monthly newsletter full of practice
Experts say that revamping insufficient care practices will become increasingly urg
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
"[W]e must start educating our colleagues in other specialties on why the current sys
MARCH 20, 2015
The average medical practice spends 785 hours a year on quality measure reporting. That’s e
MARCH 15, 2016
Regulatory and administrative burdens on physician practices have increased, and practices are s
MARCH 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
Three of four physicians expect to purchase, buy into, merge, or sell their practice within the n
As Connecticut closes in on passing a bill to allow advanced practice RNs (APRNs) to practice in
MARCH 9, 2017
A new study has found that the average physician practice spends more than $40,000 on quality rep
The start of 2017 marked the beginning of a transitional period for the Merit-Based Incentive Pay
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
The aging physician: Some practical tips by William K. Cors
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
The rapid pace of change in healthcare has made it difficult for many practices to keep up with a
More practices are using nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) in new ways and
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
For some practices, testing new products is born out of necessity, while others are motivated by
CMS aims to launch pilot prior authorization program in 5 states
The ANCC Magnet Recognition Program® (MRP) requires hospitals to have evidence-based practice
MARCH 6, 2015
Authorities have arrested a man, Wellington Liranzo, on charges of Medicaid provider fraud
OCTOBER 23, 2014
Heading to Leading Age in Boston? Come meet HCPro author, Kelly Papa, who wrote 
OCTOBER 30, 2015
The number of solo and small practices continues to dwindle in the U.S., and the pace of consolid
Do you have an evidence-based practice story to share? For nurses just ge
AUGUST 27, 2015
Are you taking full advantage of your ACDIS membership? For those of you who might not be sure, h
A new survey from Merritt Hawkins shows that while more physicians are joining practices owned by
The growing demands of administrative work are a major pain point for most physician practices. T
September brings the start of a new season, and it with it, a good time to reassess the status of
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
Technical standards released by U.S. Access Board build on local push toward best practices.
We have exciting news for our Medicare Insider customers. Starting next week, we’ll be offe
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
Residency program directors, who are full-time physicians themselves, are tasked with splitting
SEPTEMBER 10, 2019
Physician Practice Perspectives, previously The Doctor's Office
CMS has proposed a Medicare Prior Authorization of Home Health Services Demonstration pilot progr
Sure, CDI practices might lead a hospital to the proverbial pot o’ gold hidden in the medic
 As the new year gets underway and winter weather throughout the country starts to take hold
When hospitals acquire medical groups and physician practices, this consolidation can lead to hi
Cancer Care Group, P.C., an Indiana-based radiation oncology private physician practice, has agre
Cancer Care Group, P.C., an Indiana-based radiation oncology private physician practice, has agre
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
After a year of anticipation, Joint Commission surveyors finally started checking for compliance
As the first flakes of winter start to fly, here’s your plan to keep your facility
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
Even though ICD-10 starts in October, it’s not too late to get your surgeons up to s
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
JUSTCODING
The number of solo and small practices continues to dwindle in the U.S., and the pace of consolid
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
  Featured member resource: HIPAA authorization form
NOVEMBER 20, 2018
Starting a journal club that involves a group of nurses is a great way to give nurses the opportu
OCTOBER 1, 2019
Summit Medical Group, the largest privately held multispecialty medical practice in New Jersey, l
One of the biggest stumbling blocks for ICD-10 implementation by small physician practices
First-year residents displayed five actions associated with full
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
The rapid pace of change in healthcare has made it difficult for many practices to keep up with a
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) released new guidelines for adult IV push medi
AUGUST 19, 2015
CMS recently released an ICD-10 quick start
By Steven Andrews Despite implementation efforts taking place in fits and starts f
Authorities recently arrested Imo F. Ndem, MD, under the Georgia Pain Management Act on a
APRIL 2, 2015
The factors affecting employee retention can vary based on a number of concerns. For some practic
It’s been almost four full years since unimaginable disaster struck the city of Joplin, Mis
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
If you’re leaving your job for a position at another medical practice, you can just take
The practice of concurrent surgery is common and has been accepted for so long that it might be
MARCH 17, 2016
Experts say you should start practicing now on the local level A new standard under dev
SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
More small practices can quality for exclusions from the Quality Payment Program (QPP), claim har
Starting Wednesday, Oct. 8, tune in every other Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. ET for ACDIS Radio, a fun
by Kirsten Dize While experts agree it’s important to start preparing
Physician practices spend more than $15.4 billion each year reporting quality measures that nearl
 Howdy folks! A couple of quick items to warm the cockles of your heart as winter starts to
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
”The good news … is that front-line doctors are starting to be heard,” wrote W
DECEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
Referring patients to specialists is fairly routine for most primary care practices, but it can b
The CDI Pocket Guide 2015 update is under development, and authors Dr. Richard Pinson an
  The transition to a unified payment system for PAC facilities could start as early as 2019, s
NOVEMBER 10, 2017
ISMP’s targeted medication safety best practices for 2017 Edit
Referring patients to specialists is fairly routine for most primary care practices, but it can b
  Best Practices for LTC Billers
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
  Massachusetts General Hospital will begin the uncommon practice of questioning i
JULY 2, 2014
Starting January 1, 2017, two-thirds of ambulatory surgical centers (ASC) using the Medicare-deem
DECEMBER 1, 2016
Train employees how to take maximum advantage of new technologies while adhering to best practic
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
Last Wednesday, CMS re-enabled provider registration in the Individuals Authorized Access
If you’re a Residency Program Alert subscriber, the full April issue is now availa
APRIL 28, 2017
Sustainable practices are not only a way to save the planet, but a way to cut down on violations
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
Last week we started noodling on where things might go from a regulatory/accreditation perspectiv
JANUARY 17, 2019
The Joint Commission’s deeming authority for hospital accreditation has been renewed by the
Interested in sharing your expertise with the GME community? HCPro is looking for an author or t
JANUARY 13, 2017
After months and years of preparation, false starts, and delays, ICD-10 is here and medical pract
by Kirsten Dize Have a quality assurance nurse review all patients at the start of
  Best Practices for Ongoing Consolidated Billing Compliance
OCTOBER 16, 2015
  Medicare Part A admissions: Best practices for your facility
APRIL 22, 2016
  Survey preparation: How self-audit practices come from QAPI
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
  Achieve accurate reimbursement and compliance with these best practices
NOVEMBER 9, 2018
The Joint Commission has released the full chapter of its 2015 hospital National Patient Safety G
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
by Brian Murphy, CPC Let’s move forward with full implementation of ICD-10
It’s the New Year, and like us all, you probably want to start fresh and improve your staff
Clinical privileges Medical oncology - Practice area 142
Have you started dual coding for ICD-9 and ICD-10? Two facilities shared their experiences during
The Joint Commission has denied full accreditation to Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle af
JUNE 23, 2016
Before new physicians entering practice decide whether to pursue board certification, cha
OCTOBER 20, 2017
The Ohio House recently passed a bill aiming to authorize eligible physician assistants to write
Now is the time for senior living communities to start planning educational outreach on the upcom
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
Holy Cross Hospital of Fort Lauderdale has received approval from the ACGME to start an in
DECEMBER 5, 2014
The Company was founded in 1986 by Jennifer Cofer, a nationally recognized authority in health information management, with the launch of Medical Record Briefing, a newsletter for medical records professionals that continues to be one of the Company’s flagship products.
JANUARY 6, 2009
Blogs from industry experts in healthcare that keep users up-to-date on the latest happenings in their fields.
Interested in sharing your expertise with the GME community? HCPro is still looking for authors
JANUARY 27, 2017
Just when we were starting to feel really good about ICD-10’s chances of being implemented,
by Robin Deakins, RN, CCDS It all started with my desire to attend the 2015 ACDI
If therapy completes an evaluation after the nurse does the start of care and the therapy
 While the year seemed to start out relatively quietly on the emergency front (relative bein
NOVEMBER 15, 2018
Physician practices have many of the same concerns that hospitals and large health systems do&mda
DECEMBER 16, 2014
Evidence-based practice (EBP) has become increasingly important as the nursing profession drives
JANUARY 7, 2016
This locator applies only if verbal orders are involved in the start of care process. It w
We just started a new year, and like us all, you probably want to start fresh and improve your st
JANUARY 7, 2016
Privileging Training varies widely, as does practice, for specialist
  CMS' updated 60-day overpayment provision may cause practical implementation challenges
  CMS is rolling out the next version of Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative Support and
DECEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
AA best practice should identify clinical actions—assessment, teaching, procedures, coordin
Do you have questions about physician practice coding, reimbursement, safety, EHRs, compliance, H
Best practice should identify clinical actions—assessment, teaching, procedures, coordinati
by Megan Pielmeier CMS is moving full steam ahead toward implementation of the P
Written by Becky Ziviski, CPA, LNHA, speaker and author of
AUGUST 25, 2017
Physician Practice Billing From A to Z is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to billin
DECEMBER 15, 2015
In the scenario you discuss, your agency had a patient that was a full admission to the hospital. Th
"I still recall how I've never before (or since) experienced the full range of human emotion
MARCH 15, 2019
We've got a full calendar of May meetings set to cover a wide variety of educational hot topics,
Physician Practice Insider wants to learn more about its subscribers and the daily chall
DECEMBER 30, 2014
Nineteen of 20 physician specialties studied in a report from Merritt Hawkins saw starting salari
JUNE 17, 2016
Disclosing medical errors, Part 2: Some additional practical tips by
AUGUST 1, 2014
As our population ages, the elderly start becoming frail and may suffer hearing and vision loss a
The Joint Commission has revised its policy for inclusion of physician practices in hospital and
NOVEMBER 7, 2013
As concerns mount that small and solo physician practices will suffer under MIPS, HHS announced i
Two teenagers were arrested and charged with arson after police say they started a fire July 14 a
JULY 16, 2015
Officials believe lithium batteries may be to blame for a fire that started at a hospital in Sayr
JULY 21, 2016
What was your biggest lesson learned when you started looking at your process and making
Come work for us
JANUARY 6, 2009
Starting Oct. 1, you’ll be able to select a specific ICD-10-CM code when a patient is in re
Once a physician makes the decision to break the “traditional practice” mold, there
Introducing change to practice in healthcare is not easy. While it is well established that evid
JANUARY 27, 2016
JustCoding currently offers a complete CPC practice exam for platinum members. We are considering
OCTOBER 22, 2014
JUSTCODING
The legal representative is the person who has formal, legal decision-making authority—for
Physician Practice Perspectives is filled with Medicare news, coding an
More than one-quarter of physician practices fell short of revenue goals in 2016, according to a
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
As March gets into full swing, spring will be on everyone’s minds. In some of the southern
As March gets into full swing, spring will be on everyone’s minds. In some of the southern
As April gets into full swing, spring is on everyone’s minds. In some of the southern clime
APRIL 1, 2019
January was full of successful local chapter events despite Mother Nature’s best attempts t
by Josh Poltilove Revisit best practices for responding to the OASIS item involv
Negotiating reimbursement rates with payers can be an uphill battle for small practices that have
Would you be interested in sharing your knowledge and expertise with others? Physician Practice I
Experts say you should have a plan in place and practice it. Consider this your guide for traini
In 2008 the predicted cost to implement ICD-10 ranged from roughly $83,300 for a small practice
FEBRUARY 20, 2014
Physician Practice Billing From A to Z is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to b
The Practical Guide to Release of Information: ROI in a HITECH World, Second Edition, pr
New physicians entering practice often leave residency with a wealth of medical knowledge yet lac
JULY 29, 2016
The Practical Guide to Release of Information: ROI in a HITECH World, Second Edition,