Myth or fact? Verbal orders are prohibited in health care
Can a physician or licensed independent practitioner give spoken orders? Discover what the AMA found when looking at federal regulations.
Are verbal orders prohibited?
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and The Joint Commission (TJC) prohibit verbal orders.
Are commercial health plans required to adopt revisions to the E/M codes?
This regulatory myth examines if commercial payers are required to adopt the E/M office visit code revisions.
How do we measure quality of care? A conversation on EHRs and research
In this episode of Making the Rounds, A.J. Holmgren, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of medicine at UC San Francisco, discusses EHR quality measurement, quality of care and patient outcomes.
Are clinical support staff required to log out of EHR between documentation?
This regulatory myth examines if Llogging out of EHR between documentation and other clinical tasks is required.
AMA president highlights ongoing COVID challenges, obstacles to care
AMA President Gerald E. Harmon, MD, addressed the AMA House of Delegates and outlined ongoing challenges physicians are facing in the fight against COVID-19.
The AMA helps sustain the viability of private practice
Private practices have been struggling for years; the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the financial strain and burdensome regulatory requirements faced by physician practice owners. AMA advocacy, resources and research help private practices thrive.
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