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Student documentation: Must teaching physicians re-document the EHR work of students?

Medical student documentation is the process of medical students documenting clinical services, including history, physical exam and/or medical decision making, in a patient’s electronic medical record.

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Medicare & Medicaid
Debunking Regulatory Myths

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6 MIN READ

Reporting appropriate use criteria in claims for Medicare patients

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) releases requirements for reporting appropriate use criteria (AUC) in claims for Medicare patients.

Medicare & Medicaid
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4 MIN READ

13 reasons your practice should have a medical record audit

A coding guru explains how having regular reviews of your practice’s documentation, billing and coding practices can help ensure appropriate payment.

CPT®
4 MIN READ

Medicare waste, fraud & abuse

Discover what the AMA is doing with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to forge a fair and accurate medical billing system for physicians.

Medicare & Medicaid
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4 MIN READ

Verdict’s in on terminal prognoses: Doctors aren’t fortunetellers

In a Medicare hospice fraud case, federal appeals court sides with the AMA on medical judgment calls such as how long a patient has left to live.

Medicare & Medicaid
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4 MIN READ

Doctors tell court: Medicare must seek comment before rule changes

Without feedback, government rules become unclear, burdensome and costly, the AMA Litigation Center tells the U.S. Supreme Court in an amicus brief.

Judicial Advocacy
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4 MIN READ

July 12, 2018: National Advocacy Update

Software patching, pay adjustments and more in the latest AMA national health care advocacy news.

Advocacy Update
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Feb. 22, 2018: National Advocacy Update

ECC Good Samaritan legislation, stakeholder input on opioid abuse and more in the latest AMA national health care advocacy news.

Advocacy Update
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5 MIN READ

Medicare audits could take less punitive approach in 2018

Physicians advocate for more targeted approach to Medicare audits with less focus on penalties and more emphasis on education to avoid errors.

Medicare & Medicaid