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For home health patients, may we accept orders for labs from a physician assistant (PA) w
Homecare providers know that more often than not, referral orders are incomplete.
Homecare providers cannot use standing orders per se. The regulations require all orders to be in
A new study indicates that physicians may not always focus on the most cost-effective option when
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
According to CMS, a discharge order is not necessary, no matter the circumstances.
M2200 asks about the number of visits on the plan of care, which reflects physician orders. This
M2200 asks about the number of visits on the plan of care, which reflects physician orders. This
This locator applies only if verbal orders are involved in the start of care process. It w
Regarding the new CoPs: How do we write recertification orders? Before we usually write r
We are currently having an issue with a specific physician (M.D.) who does not want to si
Originally appeared in Physicians-favor-te
MAY 26, 2016
Q: When a patient presents to the ED and the physician there orders a drug panel, we pe
Three out of four physicians believe that fellow practitioners prescribe an unnecessary test or p
There is no language specifically stating an NP or PA cannot give orders. Rather, the rules requi
We have been getting complaints from physicians regarding too much paperwork that we send
President Donald Trump’s January 27 executive order placing significant restrictions on tra
FEBRUARY 3, 2017
Physician Practice Billing From A to Z is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to billin
DECEMBER 15, 2015
Physician Practice Billing From A to Z is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to b
Seventy-two percent of physicians say the average doctor prescribes an unnecessary test or proced
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
The rate of employed physicians in the United States is on the rise and shows no sign of slowing
APRIL 7, 2016
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
DECEMBER 13, 2016
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
DECEMBER 27, 2016
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
Physician Assistants (PA) were among the most-placed healthcare providers last year, based on hi
A U.S. District Court judge in Newark, N.J., this week sentenced a former physician to six and a
I understand CMS now has a requirement that physicians must estimate the number of visits
Physician Practice Perspectives is filled with Medicare news, coding an
Beginning January 1, 2015, physicians will no longer need to provide certification for an inpatie
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
Q: What is the proper way to enter in orders for disciplines and treatments on t
This pocket card will help physicians determine the appropriateness of patient status based on ex
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
This pocket card will help physicians determine the appropriateness of patient status based on ex
OCTOBER 20, 2015
This pocket card will help physicians determine the appropriateness of patient status based on ex
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
This pocket card will help physicians determine the appropriateness of patient status based on ex
JANUARY 5, 2016
This pocket card will help physicians determine the appropriateness of patient status based on ex
DECEMBER 29, 2015
This therapy M item should be reviewed once all initial orders have been received by the agency f
2-midnight rule draws concerns about emergency physician admitting privileges
Adventist Health System will pay $118 million to settle claims that it overpaid physicians in or
OCTOBER 1, 2015
To combat physician shortages and a growing number of patients due to the Affordable Care Act, se
MARCH 10, 2016
Combining Medicare Boot Camp®—Physician Services Version and Evaluation & Managemen
Patients of the Medicare-certified agency who are under the care of a physician and receiving hom
Physician Practice Perspectives, previously The Doctor's Office
Physician Practice Perspectives is a 12-page monthly newsletter full of practice
  Credentialing providers in a physician practice is a confusing and time-consumin
  Credentialing providers in a physician practice is a confusing and time-consumin
Credentialing providers in a physician practice is a confusing and time-consuming process that ca
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
Credentialing providers in a physician practice is a confusing and time-consuming process that ca
Credentialing providers in a physician practice is a confusing and time-consuming process that ca
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
 A new study suggests that care provided by nurse practitioners (NP) and physician assistant
Physician certifications and recertifications by Janet Po
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
Primary care physicians (PCP) are in a difficult spot these days. Paid less than specialists, man
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
Combining Medicare Boot Camp®—Physician Services Version and Evaluation & Managemen
The growing physician assistant (PA) field has led some medical schools to expand their PA progr
An Arlington, Texas physician was sentenced to 10 years in prison and ordered to repay nea
DECEMBER 18, 2014
In 2011, The Joint Commission ruled that physicians and practitioners were forbidden from using t
Q: We have a debate going on at our facility. We have a new cardiologist who orders an
CMS’ 2014 final rule clarified its position that categories of non-physician practitioners
Q: What day should a new admit to a SNF begin the skilled therapy that is ordered by physi
MARCH 14, 2014
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
JUSTCODING
Even as regulators and the public demand more verification of physician competence, physicians h
JULY 30, 2015
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
Physicians should see an increase in Medicare payments in the 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedul
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
  A licensed physician assistant was sentenced to 15 years in prison and ordered t
OCTOBER 30, 2014
An 18-year-old teenager in West Palm Beach, Florida, is accused on impersonating a physician and
FEBRUARY 19, 2016
An 18-year-old teenage in West Palm Beach, Florida, is accused on impersonating a physician and o
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
The AGCME recently launched Physician-Well-Bein
DECEMBER 11, 2019
Quality data Publicly reported data and physician leaders
AUGUST 1, 2014
Physician Practice Perspectives, previously The Doctor's Office
Could ‘one in, two out’ order be the answer to the high costs of meeting federal
APRIL 21, 2017
CMS revisions regarding therapeutic diet orders may give MSPs plenty to chew on
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
Could ‘one in, two out’ order be the answer to the high costs of meeting federal
Two physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital must pay the family of a Plymouth, Mass.,
APRIL 23, 2014
In order to prepare testing for ICD-10 implementation, facilities should assess the readin
St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center in Syracuse, New York, passed a follow-up survey ordere
JUNE 17, 2014
Residency program directors, who are full-time physicians themselves, are tasked with splitting
SEPTEMBER 10, 2019
Are your organization’s docs ordering too many tests? It’s possible, according to rec
AUGUST 25, 2015
By Sam Antonios, MD, FACP, FHM, CCDS   Physicians are
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
JUSTCODING
Before new physicians entering practice decide whether to pursue board certification, cha
OCTOBER 20, 2017
You provide an example of a podiatrist providing orders. And you ask how it could be within his s
The MEC meeting will come to order ... hopefully What's
OCTOBER 1, 2014
A shortage of physicians in Minnesota, especially in rural areas of the state, has given rise to
DECEMBER 17, 2014
The years young physicians spend in residency often coincide with the time they begin starting th
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
  For many new physicians, residency can be a major source of stress and fatigue, w
FEBRUARY 20, 2019
Selling a practice or merging with another practice can be a good strategic move for a physician,
SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
  Q: Is it okay to code a diagnosis if the physician documents two diagnoses usin
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
As the number of low-volume medical staff physicians increases, credentials committee members and
Supreme Court decision narrows the requirements for physician
A patient presents to the ED with a headache, nausea, and vomiting. The physician documented that
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
A patient comes into the ED following an automobile accident. The physician documents that the pa
Even as regulators and the public demand more verification of physician competence, physicians h
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
Not medically and reasonably necessary. Records not submitted. Lack of inpatient admission orders
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
Privileging physician assistants in urology Editor's note
Q: Is it okay to code a diagnosis if the physician documents two diagnoses using
Fill in the blank: Orders in which the dose is decreased by a particular amount with each dosing
OCTOBER 21, 2014
Littleton (New Hampshire) Regional Healthcare relies on locum tenens physicians to aug
Physicians certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties or American Osteopathi
DECEMBER 21, 2017
A patient comes in for a biopsy of a suspicious lump in her left breast. The physician performs a
AUGUST 26, 2015
JUSTCODING
Physician assessment There may be legal baggage hiding be
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
  Reporting physician visits for SNF patients
NOVEMBER 16, 2018
A diabetic patient is admitted with gangrene. The physician does not specifically link the
MAY 21, 2014
JUSTCODING
Direct messaging between physicians and patients has become more common in the past few years, th
We want physicians to be very clear in their documentation about what’s wrong with the pati
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
Coder training, physician documentation, and new technology integration rank among the top concer
New pathways Osteopathic medicine’s bold plan for physician training
JANUARY 1, 2014
APRIL 2, 2014
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
With the threat posed by stress and burnout to physicians’ well-being and clinical performa
MARCH 31, 2016
Q: A few days into the patient’s stay, an order for a Foley catheter was placed f
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
Case managers may not be physicians, but they are integral to the quality of patient care.
Q: The physician documented “encephalopathy” in the record of a patient who wa
In order to be compliant with The Joint Commission’s requirements of establishing and trac
JUNE 18, 2015
Even before ICD-10-CM was delayed until October 1, 2015, the quality of physician document
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
A pharmacist must review all medication orders prior to the medication being dispensed exc
APRIL 22, 2014
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
  Industry stakeholders respond to physician concerns with ICD-10 implementation
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
  New whitepape available: Physician Certification and Recertification: Permission to Bill
APRIL 29, 2016
  CMS allowing physicians to pick their pace of participation with Quality Payment Program
SEPTEMBER 9, 2016
The average physician signing bonus paid in 2016 is up slightly from 2015, according to healthcar
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
The average income for physicians is $294,000, according to Medscape’s 2017 Physician Compe
APRIL 7, 2017
Physician engagement is vital to a hospital's or system's success. In one hospital system studie
JULY 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: I am looking for documentation or physician education tips related to ventilator manage
From the State Operations Manual: The regulation requires at G161 that orders for therapy
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
Health information technology is a troublesome area for many physicians, but not to the degree it
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
A new nationwide survey commissioned by The Physician Foundation found that physicians are strugg
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
Physicians overburdened by growing paperwork and other administrative tasks may see relief on the
NOVEMBER 15, 2016
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
The Physician Retraining & Reentry program, developed by professors at the University
OCTOBER 2, 2014
Physician outsourcing firm EmCare, a subsidiary of Envision Healthcare, recently announced plans
JUNE 19, 2014
  In a survey of more than 20,000 physicians, the majority reported feeling overex
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
New physicians graduating from residency may want to consider contract work. The use of locum ten
SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
Residency training typically serves as physicians’ first exposure to the clinical document
AUGUST 11, 2017
Editor’s Note: James S. Kennedy, MD, CCS, CDIP,director of CDIMD Physician
True or False: When taking a verbal order, it is essential to read back the order to the provider
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
Brian Clement, director of the Hippocrates Health Institute in Florida, has been ordered to stop
A Detroit area physician was sentenced to 45 years in federal prison July 10 for operating a ma
A new study has found that physician rating websites are popular with consumers but offer little
SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
With CMS regulations making inpatient admission orders an express condition of Medicare payment,
MARCH 3, 2017
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
JUSTCODING
Physicians would be able to increase the number of physician assistants they supervise from four
APRIL 24, 2014
The national rate of physician turnover held steady at just under 7% during the past two years, b
A nationwide survey of more than 300 emergency medicine physicians found that they are more miser
OCTOBER 29, 2015
Rural areas offer the biggest compensation packages for primary care physicians, according to hea
APRIL 14, 2016
The amount of revenue physicians generate for their hospitals is on the rise, according to data f
APRIL 14, 2016
To develop new strategies for improving physician and patient well-being and increasing the time
DECEMBER 15, 2017
Physician practices have many of the same concerns that hospitals and large health systems do&mda
DECEMBER 16, 2014
When CMS shared the findings of the 2015 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), it also publi
A new AMA report examined how non-solo physicians were being paid and found that just over half r
AUGUST 27, 2015
Between 2003 and 2013, 177 physicians who were reported to the National Practitioner Data Bank (N
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
A survey of 1,200 physicians, residents, and medical students conducted by the American Medical A
MARCH 31, 2017
New physicians entering practice may want to consider moving to New Hampshire, according to new d
MAY 5, 2017
A new survey from Merritt Hawkins shows that while more physicians are joining practices owned by
  A physician performs a percutaneous transcatheter embolization of the gastric ar
JUNE 4, 2014
JUSTCODING
More physicians are being asked to provide aid-in-dying services for terminally ill patients, som
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
OCTOBER 29, 2014
JUSTCODING
By 2025, the U.S. will face a shortage of 46,100 to 90,400 physicians, according to a repo
MARCH 6, 2015
By 2025, the U.S. will face a shortage of 46,100 to 90,400 physicians, according to a repo
MARCH 5, 2015
Physicians feel burned out by administrative tasks and long hours, but also by the emotional fall
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
Fifty-five percent of physician leaders believe the Affordable Care Act has more good in it than
AUGUST 6, 2015
A survey of more than 19,000 physicians across 26 specialties found that one-third of emergency m
APRIL 22, 2016
  Physicians and health care providers continue to improve quality of care, lower costs
AUGUST 26, 2016
In 2016, about 47% of physicians were active in the state where they completed their residency, a
NOVEMBER 10, 2017
  CMS final rule makes changes to how physicians are paid, delays E/M coding reform
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
by Pedram Mizani, MD, MHSA, family physician and chief clinical officer of the AmeriClerkship
FEBRUARY 2, 2018
  When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes Oct
MAY 14, 2014
JUSTCODING
Do you have questions about physician practice coding, reimbursement, safety, EHRs, compliance, H
Many medical staffs are not prepared for an aging physician population, but help is on the way! J
MARCH 7, 2014
HCPro’s Physician Profile Reporter is a customized software program that compiles all sour
Boosting physician engagement can not only improve patient care but also increase revenue, accord
JUNE 12, 2014
Regardless of how they frame the discussion, physicians who deliver bad news may be seen as less
MARCH 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
Physician practices spend more than $15.4 billion each year reporting quality measures that nearl
In the short term, hospitals may reap financial rewards by employing large numbers of physicians
The percentage of physicians experiencing burnout is on the rise, according to a study published
DECEMBER 11, 2015
Medicare may verify that the provider claims (physician office claims) contain the appropriate bi
A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that physician burnout is associated with an in
SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
Iowa continues to see a steady increase in its supply of physicians, despite gloomy predictions
A study recently published in Academic Medicine found that primary care physicians were mo
JANUARY 8, 2015
A study recently published in Academic Medicine found that primary care physicians were mo
JANUARY 9, 2015
The Ohio House recently passed a bill aiming to authorize eligible physician assistants to write
Employed physicians—now comprising 59% of all U.S. physicians—have their own set of p
Studies show that physicians tend to practice close to where they received their training.
APRIL 23, 2015
A policy that would require physicians in Manitoba set up an on-call system for patient calls a
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
Forty-six percent of physicians reported feeling burned out, up from 40% in 2013, accordin
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
With a projected physician shortage reaching as high as 90,000 by 2025, the country will need to
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
A vast majority of physician leaders support improving the value of healthcare by increasing qual
OCTOBER 8, 2015
With the impending physician shortage brought on by an aging baby boom generation and millions of
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
Junior physicians in Britain are planning a 24-hour mass walkout next week, followed by two 48-ho
JANUARY 8, 2016
More organization are putting a greater emphasis on leadership skills when recruiting physicians.
JANUARY 7, 2016
A recent study published in Health Affairs found that when physician practices have care-manageme
MARCH 31, 2016
Physicians earn less per hour over their lifetimes than teachers, according to an analysis publis
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016
Despite a nearly unprecedented run of consolidation among health systems and physician groups in
A new study has found that physician rating websites are popular with consumers but offer little
A bill to streamline the physician reentry process, introduced last month by U.S. Rep. John Sarb
Young physicians may struggle to properly plan for their retirements due to the fact that they be
OCTOBER 14, 2016
A new study has found that physicians can be swayed to prescribe new prescription drugs for pharm
Your relationship with the physicians you work with might be challenging from time to time. Case
October CY 2015 quarterly update to the Medicare physician fee schedule database
  October CY 2015 quarterly update to the Medicare physician fee schedule datab
  The Kentucky Court of Appeals ordered cardiothoracic surgeon Robert T. Fried, MD
AUGUST 14, 2014
On January 30, President Trump signed a new executive order declaring a “one-in, two-out&rd
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
Physician Practice Insider wants to learn more about its subscribers and the daily chall
DECEMBER 30, 2014
  Physician Retraining & Reentry (PRR) announced this week its online program-
Physician engagement, one of the greatest keys to the success of healthcare organizations today,
According to a survey conducted by Deloitte, physicians expect half of their compensation to come
JULY 17, 2015
The AMA is encouraging physicians to share their stories about their experiences with EHRs and M
JULY 30, 2015
With a projected physician shortage reaching as high as 90,000 by 2025, the country will need to
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
Physician leaders aren’t doing enough to address physician burnout, according to a survey c
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
Juggling medical school debt and daily expenses may leave little resources for new physicians to
MAY 13, 2016
A report in the Journal of Medical Internet Research found that younger physicians have
JUNE 17, 2016
To find out what traits patients value in their physicians, Zocdoc recently questioned 1,025 Amer
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
To develop new strategies for improving physician and patient well-being and increasing the time
DECEMBER 15, 2017
The Tennessee Nurses Association is seeking the removal of a state law that requires physicians t
AUGUST 12, 2019
A new mobile app hopes to help physicians cope with the stress that comes with the job. The Burno
JULY 17, 2015
A new mobile app hopes to help physicians cope with the stress that comes with the job. The Burno
JULY 16, 2015
“Physicians generally have pure intentions. We want to help our patients. How can we help
The value modifier (VM) is Medicare’s physician pay-for-performance program that rewards or
“[L]et me be clear. No one wants a tired physician. Not patients, not physicians. And certa
JUNE 9, 2017
The Joint Commission has revised its policy for inclusion of physician practices in hospital and
NOVEMBER 7, 2013
An overwhelming majority of patients believe physician assistants (PA) improve quality of
OCTOBER 23, 2014
The Maryland Board of Physicians plans to propose legislation in 2015 that requires physicians t
Patients often go online to find diagnoses, drug information, and details about their physicians
At the request of the Minnesota Legislature, the Task Force on Foreign-Trained Physicians
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
  This pocket card will help physicians determine the appropriateness of an inpati
Orthopedic surgeons had the highest salaries among physician specialties in 2014, according to a
AUGUST 7, 2015
Physicians and trainees are not identifying or addressing overweight/obesity in hospitalized chil
AUGUST 7, 2015
Orthopedic surgeons had the highest salaries among physician specialties in 2014, according to a
AUGUST 6, 2015
Physician groups have led much of the resistance against ICD-10 implementation. At its Jun
Researchers at Stanford University found that hospital-employed physicians were much more likely
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
Physician age, addiction, and disruptive behavior are common concerns for the medical staff. Tak
OCTOBER 22, 2015
Are you a physician leader with advice to share? If so, we want to hear from you. Medical
MARCH 24, 2016
Physicians specializing in dermatology are the happiest, according to a survey of more than 14,00
JANUARY 13, 2017
According to a national survey of more than 3,500 emergency department (ED) physicians, approxima
OCTOBER 12, 2018
“When work factors catch up with physicians, the result can be articulated by emotional exh
DECEMBER 13, 2018
The time it takes for a new patient to see a physician is on the rise, according to a
Physicians are showing more of an interest in digital health technologies, but they are still on
Your relationship with the physicians you work with might be challenging from time to time. CDI s
What can incent a patient to trust a physician, follow her directions, and remember the interacti
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
By James S. Kennedy, MD, CCS, CDIP The physician documented “encephalopathy&
MARCH 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
MARCH 18, 2015
JUSTCODING
About 90% of hospitals and other healthcare facilities reported using locum tenens physicians at
MARCH 14, 2014
Healthcare facilities in Western and upstate New York are facing a shortage of physicians, and i
APRIL 10, 2014
To accurately interpret and code physician documentation, the HIM department should employ
JUNE 4, 2014
JUSTCODING
The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) aims to expand its central physician data reposito
Would you be interested in sharing your knowledge and expertise with others? Physician Practice I
Physicians in 128 groups exceeded benchmarks in quality and cost efficiency and will receive an i
With a complete roadmap unavailable, and rank-and-file physicians not really paying attention, th
Physicians in 11 cities held a day of solidarity last Saturday to raise awareness of the issue of
AUGUST 26, 2016
Primary care physicians are the most common source of care for patients with chronic pain, and th
To address the shortage of physicians in Missouri, a recently passed bill would ease the qualific
JUNE 9, 2017
  In 2019, primary care physicians earned an average of $237,000 and specialists ear
APRIL 12, 2019
Live pigs aren’t necessary to train physicians to save lives. That was the
NOVEMBER 8, 2013
Q: My question is in regard to physician visits and certification. When a resident w
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
CMS’ Physician Compare website is intended to assist patients in finding the "best&quo
The vast majority of physicians aren't troublemakers, but bad behavior clearly isn't an isolated
The federal government may reimburse physicians for talking to Medicare patients and their famil
By the time James King, a former physician living in Billings, Montana, filed his taxes, his ide
After physician leaders have collected and assessed physician competence information, what shoul
Physician evaluation and management (E/M) payments cost Medicare $32.3 billion in 2010—abou
Physicians in rural areas earn an average of $1,500 more in salary a year compared to thei
JANUARY 29, 2015
  Creating a new position to assume a physician’s documentation duties may l
  According to a research letter published in JAMA Internal Medicine, physicians a
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
  In response to reports of the impending physician shortage, FierceHealthcare rec
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
With a projected shortage of up to 90,400 physicians by 2025, according to a report releas
APRIL 16, 2015
Immigrant physicians are an underused resource that could provide primary care where it’s
Physicians in rural areas earn an average of $1,500 more in salary a year compared to thei
JANUARY 30, 2015
In response to the growing concern of physician burnout, the AMA’s STEPS Forward website, w
AUGUST 14, 2015
Although many physicians advise patients to stay home and rest when they are sick, most physicia
OCTOBER 22, 2015
Junior physicians (i.e., residents) in Britain vowed to continue their opposition to a new employ
FEBRUARY 12, 2016
Physicians in training may want to consider going into pediatrics, anesthesiology, obstetrics, or
FEBRUARY 19, 2016
The British Medical Association, which represent junior physicians (i.e., residents) has
MAY 13, 2016
Nearly three-quarters of physicians questioned in a survey by InCrowd said they felt their health
JUNE 23, 2016
Nearly 40% of physicians are reluctant to seek formal medical care for mental health conditions d
OCTOBER 13, 2017
Emotional exhaustion, poor attitude, and career dissatisfaction are a few signs of physician bur
FEBRUARY 9, 2018
AUGUST 20, 2014
JUSTCODING
JANUARY 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
by Pedram Mizani, MD, MHSA, family physician and chief clinical officer of the AmeriClerkship
SEPTEMBER 8, 2017
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a l
CMS launches new physician engagement imitative On October 13, CMS announced a push to im
OCTOBER 18, 2016
DECEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
On February 1, a U.S. District Court judge in Vermont ordered the Centers for Medicare & Medi
 Quality measures have been added to Physician Compare, a website that helps patients search
Physician stress has always been a fact of life, but anecdotal reports and studies suggest a sig
APRIL 3, 2014
Collecting and assessing information on physician competence are daunting tasks. But when physic
The revelation that a former Catonsville, Maryland physician obtained his Maryland medical licens
When hospitals acquire medical groups and physician practices, this consolidation can lead to hi
A survey by Cejka Search and the American Medical Group Association (AMGA) shows physician turno
More new physicians entering the workforce are opting for jobs as locum tenens in hospitals, phy
Finding effective ways to continuously remind physicians of documentation improvement methods can
EHR adoption has been a slow process as physicians struggle to see its effects on patient care. H
  As more physicians admit to being stressed or burned out, it is becoming increasi
OCTOBER 1, 2015
More practices are using nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) in new ways and
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
CMS wants to replace the meaningful use program for physicians with a program that is "far s
Nineteen of 20 physician specialties studied in a report from Merritt Hawkins saw starting salari
JUNE 17, 2016
CMS must improve its physician outreach and beef up its IT systems to successfully implement the
Physicians in Virginia mocked an unconscious colonoscopy patient, joking that he had syphilis an
“What we have seen in our work with physicians as we report data on their performan
"EHRs are a great idea. But we should have allowed the market to convince physicians of th
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
CMS is giving physicians four quality reporting options in an attempt to ensure physicians do not
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
More than one-quarter of physician practices fell short of revenue goals in 2016, according to a
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
MAY 13, 2015
JUSTCODING
It’s been five years since we surveyed the ACDIS members regarding the role physician advis
Once young physicians finish residency, they will have to decide whether to pursue board certific
SEPTEMBER 22, 2017
Physicians in 2012 helped boost the U.S. economy, creating close to 10 million jobs, generating $
APRIL 24, 2014
A National Bureau of Economic Research paper contends that “cowboy” physicians&mdash
A physician’s ability to explain, listen, and empathize has a profound impact on a patient
A teenager was caught posing as a physician for a month in the St. Mary’s Medical Center i
  For the second year in row, the average physician turnover rate remained at 6.8
AUGUST 28, 2014
A study published in CriticalCareNurse found that increased nurse-physician collaboratio
APRIL 14, 2015
Evidence gleaned from 30 studies demonstrates that how a physician dresses has a bearing on pati
An unlicensed physician has been convicted for his role in a scheme to bill Medicare for h
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
On May 8, the OIG posted a report stating physicians did not always correctly code non-facility p
Healthcare information technology systems are falling short when it comes to supporting physician
New physicians fresh out of residency may be unaware of what they need to ask for when considerin
OCTOBER 2, 2015
Nearly all specialties that were represented in Medscape’s 2016 Physician Compensation Repo
APRIL 8, 2016
New physicians often lack the legal expertise to fully understand their first employment contract
APRIL 29, 2016
Nearly all specialties that were represented in Medscape’s 2016 Physician Compensation Rep
APRIL 7, 2016
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a l
Dear readers, On behalf of HCPro and Physician Practice Insider, I would like to
DECEMBER 30, 2014
"Did it ever occur to some of today’s physicians that many people work awfully hard an
AUGUST 27, 2015
"[A]s we enter into clinical practice, physicians face the burdens of documentation and reg
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
A new study found that more patients are regularly communicating with their physicians through em
“Often we don’t pay physicians for the best care they can give.”
APRIL 28, 2016
“As physicians, we are on the front lines of an opioid epidemic that is crippling communit
“The qualities that make people good physicians are a double-edged sword … It&rsquo
JUNE 24, 2016
“The qualities that make people good physicians are a double-edged sword … It&rsquo
JUNE 23, 2016
“I chose to get an MD/MBA, and I wish more physicians had knowledge about the business and
AUGUST 12, 2016
Communication and visit satisfaction increased for physicians and patients when patients type an
The United States could face a shortage of 40,800–104,900 physicians by 2030, according to
MARCH 24, 2017
“As the U.S. has become increasingly multicultural, so, too, have its patient and physician
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
Providers should continue educating coders and physicians to avoid the problems that were
  To address the growing physician shortage, legislation has been introduced in th
JUNE 12, 2014
  Tips to prevent physician burnout Physicians experiencing
JULY 24, 2014
Fraud made house calls, according to the FBI’s Chicago Division. A physician and the CEO o
Finding effective ways to continuously remind physicians of documentation improvement methods can
As hospitals acquire more physician offices, patients are often paying more, not less, for their
Supporters of a new law in Missouri that aims to reduce the physician shortage are frustrated tha
DECEMBER 17, 2015
Supporters of a new law in Missouri that aims to reduce the physician shortage are frustrated tha
DECEMBER 18, 2015
As concerns mount that small and solo physician practices will suffer under MIPS, HHS announced i
A new study has found that the average physician practice spends more than $40,000 on quality rep
Many hospitals today use a hospitalist role in which an employed physician manages the care for p
According to physicianemploymentrepo
JANUARY 2, 2020
Dedicated CDI physician advisors help ensure program success in so many ways. They’re not j
Q&A The challenges of employed physicians
DECEMBER 1, 2014
Physician assessment Q&A: Keep an eye on 'practice dr
Physician practices are working with a new set of rules when it comes to engaging patients online
As helpful as electronic health record (EHR) systems may be, physicians say headaches due to gove
Physician groups and other stakeholders continue to respond to CMS’ release of  the
The growing demands of administrative work are a major pain point for most physician practices. T
Q: If a patient has a 3 day qualifying stay and an order for a skilled nursing facili
During the 2014 AMA Interim Meeting this week, physicians voted to update the AMA’s policy
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) submitted a proposal for a new physician-focused
  Why are physician queries so critical to accurate documentation and coding? The an
The aging physician: Some practical tips by William K. Cors
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
Health information technology is a troublesome area for many physicians, but not to the degree it
Beyond their medical degree, a physician doesn’t need a special license to prescribe opioid
MARCH 8, 2016
Treating patients with chronic pain is an ongoing problem for physicians in an era where millions
SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
WRITTEN BY STEPHEN PORTER, HEALTHLEADERS MEDIA A cohort of about 150 physician groups sen
DECEMBER 1, 2018
Core Privileges for Physicians, Sixth Edition is on its way! This updated, comprehensive
Match data for 2014 show a modest increase in the primary care physician workforce, but the incr
More than 90% of nurses and physicians got their shots last season, according to the U.S. Center
Physician privileges have jumped from the medical staff services department to front-page news, a
This week’s featured news items cover medical staff bylaws, employed physicians, hospital-
The National Board of Physicians and Surgeons (NBPAS) has announced an alternative to the Americ
  To help bring physicians to the area, Midland (Texas) Memorial Hospital (MMH) an
Preventing physician burnout requires identifying the causes of it and taking action befor
MARCH 5, 2015
An anonymous essay in the Annals of Internal Medicine is shedding light on physician di
AUGUST 20, 2015
An anonymous essay in the Annals of Internal Medicine is shedding light on physician disruptive b
AUGUST 21, 2015
The world of board certification is complicated by the fact that many physicians subspecialize a
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
EHRs and other health IT could help physicians ensure their patients take medications correctly
Physicians have until May 15 to review and file any necessary disputes regarding their financial
APRIL 28, 2016
CMS launched a voluntary five-year physician payment program dubbed
What can the physician write for duration of care with patients who open and close with l
At this time last year, many physicians were worrying about the arrival of ICD-10 in October; som
Physicians say communicating with patients online is still a challenge but that patients are beco
Communicating with patients about resident physicians’ status as trainees can be a balancin
APRIL 14, 2017
Between 2010 and 2016, the wage gap between male and female physicians in New York has more than
FEBRUARY 16, 2018
DECEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
In a short time, thousands of physicians in training will be entering a new phase of their lives
MAY 12, 2017
The U.S. District Court issued a temporary restraining order that prevents a U.S. Department of L
A woman arrested for posing as a nurse is now in custody after defying orders to not leave the co
JUNE 5, 2019
It’s an age-old question: How do you get physicians to support documentation improvement ef
“I am a ‘collaborating physician,’ and I support the effort to remove the requi
ACDIS is preparing to draft its third incarnation of the popular The Physician Documentation I
 The looming physician shortage has prompted many medical educators to champion a new way of
APRIL 17, 2014
A jury has convicted a physician and his clinic administrator on 19 counts of healthcare f
NOVEMBER 13, 2014
Even before ICD-10-CM was delayed until October 1, 2015, the quality of physician document
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The period for physicians to review and dispute financial information reported under CMS&r
APRIL 9, 2015
A survey of more than 1,000 people in the healthcare industry, including physicians, shows that m
By July 1, 2015, California will be the first state to require hospitals to implement a physician
JULY 1, 2015
Some physicians are for robotic surgery; some are not. This is the issue of debate in an article
AUGUST 20, 2015
A Medscape survey of more than 3,000 female physicians found that 53% held a leadership position.
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015