An after-hours phone triage system, proactive chemotherapy follow-up calls, and a Saturday-Sunday urgent care clinic resulted in early...
SAN DIEGO – The findings have important implications, as a large health care insurer recently rolled out a program to deny coverage for ED visits...
CMS has delayed its proposed collapsing of E/M codes, while reducing documentation requirements for health providers in its 2019 fee schedule.
SAN DIEGO – Average penalties were more than twice as high as penalties for nonpsychiatric complaints.
SAN DIEGO – About 25% of ACEP fellows surveyed acknowledged that health care disparities exist in their practices.
If approved, the proposed rule has no government enforcement mechanism that would force the companies to comply.
Two trends combine for an effective 212% increase in worker deductibles over the past decade.
SAN DIEGO – Providing an ice pop to all children significantly increased patient satisfaction, including perception of physician concern.
Many respondents say such acts have harmed patient care.